Tag Archives: Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

The Perfect Pour-over with the Hario V60

Hario V60 Pour-over coffee

The Hario Dripper V60 is one of the most popular pour-over brewing methods. It’s become a favorite of Brew Bar customers at Crimson Cup Coffee House for its elegant presentation and the way it showcases the taste of the coffee. … Read More

Here’s to Independence: Why We Believe in Independent Coffee Shops

Independent Alternative to Coffee Shop Franchise

We’re often asked why Crimson Cup doesn’t license a string of coffee franchises. After all, we offer everything a franchise does – and more – but without charging franchise fees or royalties. We’d be more profitable, some say, as a … Read More

Coffee and Green Tea May Lower Diabetes Risk

Green Tea and Coffee

Great news for coffee and tea drinkers! The American Diabetes Association says  people who drink coffee and green tea appear less likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Several studies over the past few years support this conclusion. In 2011, UCLA … Read More

Easy Tea for Two with the Teaze Infuser

At Crimson Cup, we’re all about finding great new ways to enjoy coffee and tea. So we were excited to find the Teaze Infuser, a patented, hassle-free way to brew loose-leaf tea. Stylishly made from medical-grade, BPA-free plastic and a … Read More

Reading the Leaves: The Legendary Origins of Tea

According to Arab folklore, coffee was discovered by dancing goats several hundred years ago. But tea — the world’s most popular beverage aside from water — has a longer and more genteel history. Chinese folklore credits Emperor Shen Nong with … Read More

Turn Your Bakery into a Bakery Café

Bakery Cafe

Baked goods and coffee go together like, well, donuts and coffee.  Because not every bakery takes advantage of this natural pairing, adding specialty coffee to your bakery menu can make you stand out in a crowded marketplace. Coffee houses learned … 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