Innovation Lab

Crimson Cup Helps Iconic Columbus Beauty Brand Caffeinate New Concept Salon and Spa

The Social Room at PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin

In the 50 years since the opening of the first Charles Penzone salon, the name Penzone has been synonymous with beauty in Columbus, Ohio. In May, the brand launched a new concept, PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin, with a new … Read More

Welcome to Hometown Coffee And Tea in Olney, Texas

Hometown Coffee And Tea Olney Texas

We’re excited to welcome Owners Jake and Holly Bailey and their team at Hometown Coffee And Tea to Crimson Cup! The shop at 117 East Main St. in Olney, Texas held its grand opening on June 26. It is one … Read More

Celebrating a Successful 2017

Good Food Awards Winner Seal 2017

We’re excited to report that Crimson Cup racked up another year of continuing growth in 2017. We opened two new retail locations, traveled over 45,000 miles to source coffee and tea at origin and won local and national acclaim, including … Read More

Innovation Lab Brews Up Coffee Education Classes for 2018

Crimson Cup is kicking off 2018 with a series of classes designed to teach central Ohioans to appreciate the finer points of coffee. All classes take place at our SCA-certified Crimson Cup Innovation Lab, 700 Alum Creek, just south of Bexley. … Read More

Innovation Lab Hosts Peruvian Coffee Farmers for Seminars on Brewing, Cupping and Roasting Coffee

We were thrilled to host a group from Peru’s NARSA coffee co-op at our Columbus, Ohio Innovation Lab.  From December 4 through 6, they learned  how to brew, roast and cup coffee to American tastes under the direction of Q … Read More

Brandon Bir Named One of 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram

When Barista Magazine went looking for the best coffee professionals to follow on Instagram, Crimson Cup’s Education and Sustainability Director rose to the top. In “The 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram Right Now,” writer Erin Meister called … Read More

Greg Wins Smart 50 & Innovation Awards

Greg Ubert of Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea wins Smart 50 Award

Greg Ubert, our founder and president, has won a Smart 50 Award from Smart Business magazine.  The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in central Ohio for their ability to effectively build and lead … Read More