What’s New at Crimson Cup

We Welcome Stonewall Coffee in Clarksburg, West Virginia!

Stonewall Coffee Clarksburg West Virginia

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Stonewall Coffee in Clarksburg, West Virginia!. Located at 218 Court Street in historic downtown Clarksburg, the new coffee house held its grand opening December 6. Owners Kevin and Sarah Zakariasen named the shop for Clarksburg’s … Read More

Brandon Bir Earns SCAA Coffee Tasting Certificate

Q Grader Brandon Bir Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Columbus Ohio

Congratulations to Brandon Bir, our coffee sourcing and education manager!  He recently became one of 238 coffee professionals worldwide to earn a Coffee Tasting Certificate from the Specialty Coffee Association of America. “This is another great affirmation of Brandon’s evolving coffee … Read More

25th Anniversary Milestone 4: Java’s Grows via the Seven Steps

Javas Cyber Espresso Cafe logo

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the fourth in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. In 1996, Greg met with Erich Gellner, an entrepreneur who wanted to … Read More

Our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena Wins 93 Rating from The Coffee Review

Coffee Review 93 Points 2016

Our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee recently earned an outstanding 93/100 rating from Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review, the world’s leading coffee guide. Reviewers described our latest Ethiopian offering as, “A fruit-driven, harmoniously balanced Ethiopia natural.” The Coffee Review’s blind assessment … Read More

25th Anniversary Milestone 3: The 7 Seven Steps to Success

Greg Ubert article

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the third in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. Greg now had great coffee, but he saw that some of his … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

If you’re dreaming of opening a coffee shop, the two questions you’re probably asking yourself are: How much does it cost to open a coffee shop? Do I need a coffee shop business plan? There’s no hard and fast answer … Read More

Compak Golden Bean Winners

Compak Golden Bean logo

Crimson Cup took home several prizes at the second annual Compak Golden Bean North America roasting contest. Competing in a field of 700 entries from 244 North American roasters, we won Overall Runner Up honors as well as silver or bronze … Read More