Tag Archives: specialty coffee

Customers Earn $125,000 in Education and Hands-on Training through Crimson Cup Rewards

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Wow! Crimson Cup customers enjoyed a great year in 2013. As a result, we’ve been able to award more than $125,000 in education and hands-on training after the first year of our Crimson Cup Rewards program. Customers can apply credits … Read More

New Honey Almond Latte is the BUZZ

Honey Almond Latte from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Spring is here, and our new Honey Almond Latte is setting taste buds abuzz. This new coffee confection blends almond and honey flavorings with smooth espresso. Served with whipped cream and more honey to top it off, it’s a buzz-worthy … Read More

Bringing Hand-Brewed Coffee Home

Crimson Cup Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir

It’s easier than ever to enjoy hand-pour specialty coffee at home with our newly expanded home-brewing equipment selection. You’ll find popular siphon, drip and hand-pour systems from Hario, Chemex and Bodum, along with accessories such as digital scales and filters, in … Read More

Brandon Bir Earns BGA Certification

Crimson Cup Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir

Kudos to Brandon Bir, who recently achieved Level 1 Certification from the Barista Guild of America. Typical for Brandon, he earned a perfect score of 100 percent. Barista Guild Certification is based on industry standards and best practices of the Specialty … Read More

Two Costa Rican Coffees Join Our Friend2Farmer Lineup

Crimson Cup Friend2Farmer Direct Trade Coffee

We’re excited to announce that La Minita Hacienda Rio Negro and La Minita El Conquistador have joined our Friend2Farmer® line of sustainably sourced beans. Sales will support worker education, environmental conservation and higher quality processing standards. During last year’s sourcing … 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

Competing for America’s Best Espresso

Crimson Cup to compete for America's Best Espresso

Later this week, Brandon Bir and Bob Cervas are headed to Coffee Fest New York to represent Crimson Cup in the America’s Best Espresso competition.  We’re one of 28 coffee roasters facing off in a tournament designed to find the … Read More