Since 1991, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has traveled the globe searching for the finest specialty-grade Arabica coffees for hundreds of independent coffee houses in 28 states. We roast the carefully selected coffee beans daily by hand in small batches to bring out their unique flavor profiles. And we cup coffees every day to hand-select the very best single-origin coffees and coffee blends for you. The coffees below represent our latest and greatest finds. Most come from small coffee farms in remote, high-altitude growing regions all over the world including Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, and Indonesia. All of our coffee beans are:
We are drawn to this coffee for the opportunity to support dedicated business women and the coffee transformation taking place in Burundi due to their drive and passion.
Tasting Notes: Rhubarb, Raisin, Honeydew
One of Colombia’s 32 Departments, Nariño offers ideal altitudes and soil for the production of Arabica coffee. This elevation, combined with the Galeras Volcano constantly shedding nutrient-rich ash, makes for a complex and sweet coffee.
This Coop processes with an eco-pulper, full-immersion soak, and raised-bed drying. It’s an art and a science over there, resulting in a super complex, sweet and juicy cup. .
Tasting Notes: Earl Grey, Black Tea, Red Apple
This coffee represents the work of over 40 growers who have committed to biodiversity conservation and while achieving economic sustainability for these communities.
Tasting Notes: Floral, Honey, Baker’s Chocolate
2017 GOOD FOOD AWARD WINNER. 2017 GOLDEN BEAN AWARD WINNER.
This Friend2Farmer Direct Trade coffee is located in Western Ethiopia’s Limmu Kossa District, in the highlands of the Kebena forest. Purchasing coffee from this co-op will allow long- term economic sustainability and protection of the endangered Kebena Forest.
Columbus, Ohio coffee roaster Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea is Roast magazine’s 2016 Macro Roaster of the Year. Since 1991, Crimson Cup has roasted sustainably sourced specialty and craft coffee in small batches. The company also teaches entrepreneurs to run a successful coffee shop through its coffee franchise alternative program, which includes a coffee shop business plan. Crimson Cup coffee is available through a community of more than 350 independent coffee shops, grocers, college and universities, restaurants and food service operations, as well as in the company’s own coffee shops in Columbus.