What’s New at Crimson Cup

Trip to Brazil: Day 2

Crafted by: Brandon Bir Our second day started with a couple hours of car travel to get to our next destination, Coocacer Carmo do Paranaiba (coffee coop in the Cerrado growing region). This coop serves over 500 farms in the … Read More

Trip to Brazil: Day 1

Brazil, 2013 – Day 1 The first day started off at 8AM (after a 12hr flight), when my plane landed in Sao Paulo. Luckily I flew into Brazil with one of the hosts of the trip. We met up after … Read More

Our Passion for Roasting Coffee Since 1991

August is National Coffee Month! And at Crimson Cup, we’re celebrating the hard work that goes into every cup. Protecting the integrity of each bean from seed to cup is our highest calling. It all starts with coffee farmers. We … Read More

Our New Loose-Leaf Tea Sachets

Looking for a better way to brew a cup of tea? Check out our loose-leaf tea sachets, available at independent coffee houses and restaurants serving Crimson Cup beverages. Packaged in an attractive countertop display showcasing eight tea varieties, the sachets … Read More

The Stand-Crafted Approach

Fresh Cup magazine recently interviewed our own Brandon Bir about the handcrafted pour-over stands he’s created for our Crimson Cup Coffee House. Editor Chris Ryan writes, “Once an owner opts to go with a pour-over program, the decision of what … Read More

Coffee Shops Fuel Creativity

It’s no secret that students and artistic types congregate in coffee shops.  Many believe a jolt of java acts as a needed stimulant to enhance study and creative work. Recent research offers insight into why a coffee shop is such … Read More

Cupping: Tasting and Analyzing

Crafted by: Brandon Bir, Coffee Sourcing and Education at Crimson Cup Over the last few months we have been talking a lot about cupping coffees at Crimson Cup.  So what the heck is cupping? Well, the short answer is: cupping … Read More