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Brandon Bir Earns Q Grader License

Q Grader Brandon Bir Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Columbus Ohio

Congrats to Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager Brandon Bir on earning his Q Grader license from the Coffee Quality Institute! Brandon is now one of only 3,500 coffee professionals worldwide licensed to evaluate Arabica coffees. “We are all extremely proud … Read More

Learn About Hand-Pour Coffee Brewing July 26

Hand Pour Coffee Brewing Course Columbus Ohio

Looking to up your coffee game? Then learn the art and science of hand-pour coffee brewing in Crimson Cup’s Coffee Brewing 701 class. The class takes place Tuesday, July 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Crimson Cup Innovation … Read More

2016 Military Coffee Drive

Crimson Cup military coffee drive

Time to support the troops! Our annual Military Coffee Drive takes place June 27 – July 3. For every 12-ounce bag of coffee purchased at our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Clintonville and Upper Arlington, we’ll send a bag of fresh-roasted … Read More

Columbus Underground’s Best Bites Brunch

We were honored to sponsor Columbus Underground’s first-ever Best Bites Brunch on April 14 at the Columbus Athenaeum. This sold-out celebration brought together Columbus’s best brunch offerings for one spectacular breakfast-for-dinner experience. The Crimson Cup team was on hand to keep everyone caffeinated … Read More

Best Small-Business Growth Story of 2015

Metropreneur Columbus

Many thanks to Metropreneur Columbus, which named Crimson Cup its best small-business growth story of 2015. Here’s what writer Susan Post had to say: “This year it’s not an app or disruptive technology that takes the top spot as the … Read More

Meet the Farmer Coffee Tasting: Peru La Merced Mundo Pache with Julio Arevalo Tello

Julio Arevalo Tello and Brandon Bir Crimson Cup Coffee House Columbus Ohio

We recently kicked off “Meet the Farmer,” a series of coffee tastings by smallholder coffee farmers and cooperative managers at our Columbus-area coffee houses. “We believe that introducing some of the people who grow and process our coffee will give Columbus … Read More

Crimson Cup Seeks Out New Ethiopian Coffees, Farming Relationships

Brandon Bir with Ethiopian children

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