What’s New at Crimson Cup

Meet Our Cuppers – Dave Rochus, Master Roaster

Crimson Cup Master Roaster Dave Rochus with Green Coffee Beans

So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who is passionate about coffee. Many of our Cuppers have invested long hours – in some cases, years – in learning to objectively assess the quality of coffee. … Read More

Is 2013 the Year to Open Your Own Coffee Shop?

Dreaming of opening a coffee shop? Then 2013 could be your year! The beginning of a new year offers a perfect opportunity to start planning. And, you could be in business within months through our 7 Steps Coffee Franchise Alternative … Read More

Awesome Coffee Amps Up Christmas Cheer

Whether you’re hosting a Christmas dinner party or simply need a pick-me-up after assembling children’s toys, awesome coffee can be the star atop the tree of your Christmas celebrations. As the fabled silent night of Christmas Eve passes into dawn, … Read More

Tips for Celebrating the Holidays at Your Coffee Shop

Coffee Shop Holiday

The holiday season is in full swing, and that means it’s time to get into the festivities at your coffee house. Colder weather, shopping outings and informal get-togethers with family and friends should all contribute to increasing foot traffic at … Read More

Fresh-Ground Gifts for the Coffee Lovers on Your List

Wondering what to get the java junkie in your life this year? The Crimson Cup team has a few suggestions. Tops on our list this year are pour-over brewing systems, which highlight the brighter notes in coffee and yield a … Read More

Brew Great Coffee with the Chemex Coffeemaker

  Want to make coffee like James Bond? Then try the Chemex® Coffeemaker. In From Russia with Love, Author Ian Fleming revealed that the manual brewer with the hourglass shape was Bond’s preferred method of brewing morning coffee in his … Read More

Shop Small on Small Business Saturday®

This November 24th is Small Business Saturday®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country. Crimson Cup is proud to take part in Small Business Saturday, and we’re … Read More