Tag Archives: Brandon Bir

Crimson Cup Seeks Out New Ethiopian Coffees, Farming Relationships

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Ethiopia was the source of two of the three coffees we submitted for cupping as part of our winning Roaster of the Year application. Looking to the future, we want to discover new coffees and build relationships with Ethiopian coffee … Read More

Brandon Bir Named a Tasting Judge in Oaxacan Coffee Awards for Quality

Brandon Bir, Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager Brandon Bir has been named a final-round tasting judge for the Third Annual Oaxacan Coffee Awards for Quality. Brandon will evaluate the top 20 coffee samples in the third and final round of the competition … Read More

Learn About Coffee, Roasting and Hand-Pour Brewing at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

We’re thrilled to open up our new Innovation Lab to coffee aficionados as well as baristas and coffee shop owners. Columbus coffee lovers can learn more about their favorite drink and improve their java skills in our three introductory courses. The series kicks … Read More

Brandon Earns Specialty Tea Institute Certification

Brandon Bir from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea earns Specialty Tea Institute certification

We’re proud to announce that Coffee and Training Specialist Brandon Bir has earned Level 1 and Level 2 certification from the Specialty Tea Institute. The STI certification program is designed to increase understanding of tea varieties, brewing methods, and the … Read More

Crimson Cup Cold Brew Featured on Good Day Columbus

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The weather is warming up! So that means it is time to cool down with cold brew coffee. Good Day Columbus asked Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir to explain this coffee trend, which involves brewing coffee with cold or room-temperature water … Read More

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