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Building Solar Dryers for Peruvian Coffee Farmers

Crimson Cup is contributing $5,000 to kick off a proposed $500,000 project to build solar dryers for Peruvian coffee farmers in the Junín region. By supporting better aeration, the raised beds will help improve the quality of washed coffees by … Read More

Welcome Lavish Coffee Bar in Jasper, Alabama

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A big Crimson Cup welcome to Lavish Coffee Bar in Jasper, Alabama! Located at 19th Street E. in downtown Jasper, the new shop celebrated its grand opening from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 8 with live music and a … 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

Peru Coffee Sourcing Trip 2016

Brandon Bir on coffee farm in Peru

  Brandon Bir, our coffee sourcing and education manager, recently traveled into Peru’s Andes Mountains to expand relationships with coffee farmers, agronomists, and others dedicated to improving the quality of the country’s coffee. Brandon’s trip originated in Lima. While visiting the capital … Read More

Introducing Our Fall Coffee and Tea Cocktails

Crimson Cup Pumpkin Coffee Cocktail

With the advent of chilly weather, coffee drinkers are warming up to the comforting flavors of autumn. Fall offerings at our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses include Maple Cinnamon Latte, Pumpkin Coffee Cocktail and Harvest Apple Green Tea Soda. “With so much … 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

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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