Tag Archives: coffee beans

Make Dad’s Day with Hand-Pour Coffee

Hand-pour coffee from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Nothing says love on Father’s Day like a handmade gift. If Dad’s a java junkie, why not make his day with a handcrafted cup of delicious hand-pour coffee? With some inexpensive home-brewing equipment and a little practice, it’s easier than … Read More

New Co-Op Espresso Blend for Clintonville Community Market

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Sometimes our customers request a coffee that’s exclusively theirs. And that’s what we’ve created for Clintonville Community Market, a unique member-owned grocery store providing a full selection of organic, local and natural products. Made with fair trade organic coffee beans, … Read More

Coffee Review Awards Outstanding 90 Score to Organic Bali Kintamani Natural

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We’re proud to report that our Organic Bali Kintamani Natural received an outstanding 90 score from Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review. Reviewers described it as, “… an impressively lush, voluptuous coffee.” Coffee Review’s blind assessment of Organic Bali Kintamani … Read More

Our Search for New Coffees

New Coffees from Crimson Cup

Our new coffees join our lineup after an exhaustive search that includes many months of cupping by Coffee Buyers Brandon Bir and Dave Eldridge. It all begins with a trip to origin or a request to our importers. We search … Read More

Meet Our Cuppers: Dave Eldridge

Dave Eldridge in Antigua, Guatemala

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

Kopi Luwak Coffee and Your Bucket List

Most java junkies probably know that Kopi Luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee, typically selling for $100 per pound and up to $50 per cup in fine restaurants. Consumed primarily in Japan and other Asian markets, Kopi Luwak gained … Read More

Secrets to Brewing Awesome Coffee

It’s amazing how small changes can make substantial improvements in the taste of coffee. Here are 10 secrets to brewing a perfect cup. 1. Know your beans. You can’t make savory coffee from so-so beans. Start with specialty grade, class … Read More