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Coffee sourcing 2015 – 8,000 miles through Central America

Coffee buyer Dave Eldridge reports on this year’s coffee buying trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. I love harvest season in Central America! In the third week of February, I departed frigid Columbus, Ohio with Greg Ubert, founder and … Read More

Second Crimson Cup Coffee House to Open in Upper Arlington

Crimson Cup Coffee House Upper Arlington Ohio

We’re excited to announce that our second company-owned Crimson Cup Coffee House will open early this summer at 2468 Northwest Blvd. in suburban Upper Arlington. We don’t believe in cookie-cutter coffee shops, so our new space will offer a different … Read More

Brandon Earns Specialty Tea Institute Certification

Brandon Bir from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea earns Specialty Tea Institute certification

We’re proud to announce that Coffee and Training Specialist Brandon Bir has earned Level 1 and Level 2 certification from the Specialty Tea Institute. The STI certification program is designed to increase understanding of tea varieties, brewing methods, and the … Read More

Coffee House Celebrates Earth Day

Crimson Cup Coffee House gives away coffee sacks on Earth Day

On Earth Day, our Crimson Cup Coffee House is giving away burlap coffee sacks and offering $5 refills of cold-brew coffee growlers – a 50 percent discount off the regular $9.95 price. While supplies last, you are welcome to pick … Read More

Closing Time: Columbus Crave Profiles Brandon Bir

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We all know Brandon Bir as Crimson Cup’s coffee and training specialist. He travels to places like Peru, Guatemala and Honduras to bring back new coffees and establish relationships for our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. As part of our coffee … Read More

$142,000 in Coffee House Loyalty Rewards Announced

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We have awarded more than $142,000 in education and training credits to our coffee house customers in the second year of our Crimson Cup Rewards loyalty program. Participants received up to $5,000 in credits, based on 2014 sales. Crimson Cup … Read More

Introducing Cocoa Nib Nitro

Cocoa Nib Nitro cold brew coffee Crimson Cup Coffee House Columbus Ohio

We’re proud to introduce Cocoa Nib Nitro, our latest – and perhaps greatest – nitrogen-infused cold brew. Cocoa Nib Nitro melds the flavors of coffee, cocoa and vanilla beans into a slightly sweet and deliciously frothy drink on tap. It’s … Read More