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  • The Perfect Pour-over with the Hario V60

    Wednesday, March 18, 2020  
    (Updated: March 23, 2020)
    The Hario Dripper V60 is one of the most popular pour-over coffee brewing methods. It’s become a favorite of Brew Bar customers at our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses for its elegant presentation and the way it showcases the taste of the coffee. Why We Like the Hario v60 This beautiful […] Read More
  • French Press Produces Amazing Coffee

    Wednesday, November 21, 2012  
    (Updated: May 6, 2015)
    The French Press, also called a press pot, coffee press, coffee plunger, or сafetière à piston, has been around since the late 19th century. It’s believed that a French gentleman came up with the concept. At the time, the most common method of brewing coffee was to boil ground beans […] Read More
  • How to Make Perfect Irish Coffee At Home

    Friday, March 16, 2012  
    (Updated: May 7, 2015)
    Every March 17, millions of Americans don green and celebrate the Irish with parades, good cheer, and perhaps a cup of Irish Coffee. It’s likely that the Irish have been mixing whiskey and coffee since they first gained access to coffee. But legend says this heartwarming Cup of Joe was […] 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
  • New Edition of Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty Coffee Industry

    Thursday, December 22, 2011  
    (Updated: November 16, 2018)
    Thinking of starting a coffee shop? Check out the second edition of Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty Coffee Industry, written by Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert. Backed by 20 years of specialty coffee industry experience, Seven Steps to Success offers a proven system for maximizing your […] Read More
  • Brew Great Coffee with the Ekobrew for Keurig Machines

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011  
    (Updated: October 3, 2012)
    Quite a few customers have asked that we make Crimson Cup Coffee available for the Keurig single-serve machine. In investigating the possibility, we encountered a few challenges: Environmental impact. K-cups (the disposable coffee and filter packs used in Keurig machines) are not environmentally friendly. More than five billion of these […] Read More