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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

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

Celebrating Columbus’ National Number Ones

Crimson Cup among Columbus Foundation's National Number Ones

Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert was among the business and nonprofit leaders honored recently by The Columbus Foundation for being named the best in the United States for their accomplishments over the past year. Individuals and organizations were … Read More

We’re the Great Lakes Regional Finalist in the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award

Crimson Cup Named Great Lakes Regional Finalist in DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year competition

It’s been an exciting week at Crimson Cup! Over the weekend, our Wayfarer Blend brought home the second-place prize from the America’s Best Espresso competition at Coffee Fest New York. Then, we learned we have been selected as the Great Lakes Regional Finalist … Read More