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  • Meet Our Cuppers – Dave Rochus, Master Roaster

    Thursday, January 10, 2013  
    (Updated: July 29, 2020)
    So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who is passionate about coffee. Many of our Cuppers have invested long hours – in some cases, years – in learning to objectively assess the quality of coffee. Each of our Cuppers brings a unique palate, set of […] Read More
  • Driving Traffic to Your New Coffee House

    Wednesday, March 7, 2012  
    (Updated: November 16, 2018)
    Many new coffee house owners have misconceptions about the work involved in opening a coffee house. One of the most prevalent myths is that you will be inundated with business as soon as you open the doors of your coffee house. If Crimson Cup had $1 for every person opening […] Read More
  • Secrets to Brewing Awesome Coffee

    Thursday, February 23, 2012  
    (Updated: October 3, 2012)
    It’s amazing how small changes can make substantial improvements in the taste of coffee. Here are 10 secrets to brewing a perfect cup. 1. Know your beans. You can’t make savory coffee from so-so beans. Start with specialty grade, class 1, 100% Arabica whole coffee beans that have been roasted […] Read More
  • Awesome Coffee: It's All About the Beans!

    Friday, February 10, 2012  
    (Updated: December 14, 2013)
    At Crimson Cup, we know that awesome coffee begins with awesome coffee beans. We source the top grade of specialty gourmet coffee beans from around the world, and then carefully roast them in small batches to bring you consistently fresh, awesome-tasting coffee. The delicious beverage you enjoy is the product […] Read More