Tea

Exploring an Organic Tea Estate in Bangladesh

A buying team led by Founder and President Greg Ubert recently visited Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate Ltd. in Bangladesh to explore a sustainable new source of teas. Teas and herbs grown on the plantation hold Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance … Read More

Cool Down with Summer Cold Brews and Coffee Cocktails

With the weather heating up, it’s time to cool your java down. And, you don’t have to settle for plain iced coffee this summer. With our cold-brewed innovations, you can taste a different chill caffeinated thrill every day of the … 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

Easy Mother’s Day Tea

Mother's Day Tea ideas from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

It’s been 100 years since Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother’s Day a national celebration. Here are some ideas for hosting a Mother’s Day tea to make Mom feel special. Set the Scene. Mother’s Day is a perfect opportunity to show off … Read More

Last-Minute Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Handcrafted coffee and hand-brewing systems make great gifts for coffee-lovers

Looking for last minute gifts? Columbus Underground has some great ideas, including hand-thrown, Ohio-made pottery mugs from Crimson Cup Coffee House and our new single-serve coffee capsules. Handcrafted coffees paired with hand-brewing systems make great gifts for coffee lovers. The … Read More

The Stand-Crafted Approach

Fresh Cup magazine recently interviewed our own Brandon Bir about the handcrafted pour-over stands he’s created for our Crimson Cup Coffee House. Editor Chris Ryan writes, “Once an owner opts to go with a pour-over program, the decision of what … Read More

Crimson Cup Introduces Matcha Madness Green Tea

Crimson Cup Matcha Green Tea

Now, Crimson Cup customers can enjoy Matcha green tea, the oldest and finest variety of green tea from Japan. The mother of all Japanese green tea, Matcha has been used as a meditational drink by Zen Buddhist monks for more … Read More