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Closing Time: Columbus Crave Profiles Brandon Bir

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We all know Brandon Bir as Crimson Cup’s coffee and training specialist. He travels to places like Peru, Guatemala and Honduras to bring back new coffees and establish relationships for our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. As part of our coffee … Read More

Brandon Demonstrates Hopped Holiday Nitro on Good Day Columbus

Brandon Bir of Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea demonstrates Hopped Holiday Nitro on Good Day Columbus

The Columbus coffee community has been buzzing about our Hopped Nitro coffees! Good Day Columbus asked Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir to demonstrate the new Hopped Holiday Nitro, which is available through the end of the year exclusively at Crimson Cup … Read More

Brandon Bir Demonstrates Home Brewing Techniques on Good Day Columbus

Crimson Cup Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir

On its May 20 program, Good Day Columbus invited Coffee Buyer Brandon Bir to talk about coffee rust and coffee sourcing. He also demonstrated home brewing techniques using two different hand-pour systems. After discussing coffee rust and its effect on … Read More

Brandon Bir Earns BGA Certification

Crimson Cup Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir

Kudos to Brandon Bir, who recently achieved Level 1 Certification from the Barista Guild of America. Typical for Brandon, he earned a perfect score of 100 percent. Barista Guild Certification is based on industry standards and best practices of the Specialty … Read More

Meet Our Cuppers: Brandon Bir, Coffee and Training Specialist

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. Each of … Read More