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Our Search for New Coffees

December 30, 2013 (Published: December 30, 2013)

Our new coffees join our lineup after an exhaustive search that includes many months of cupping by Coffee Buyers Brandon Bir and Dave Eldridge. It all begins with a trip to origin or a request to our importers. We search online databases of coffee importers for the companies that believe in sustainable practices. If we […]

Shop Small at Crimson Cup Coffee House on Nov. 30th

November 27, 2013 (Published: November 27, 2013)

This November 30th is Small Business Saturday®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods in Columbus and across the country. Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Crimson Cup Coffee House, 4541 North High Street in Clintonville, will be serving complimentary hand-brewed samples of Guatemalan coffees […]

Brew Up Some Love this Valentine’s Day

July 29, 2020 (Published: February 13, 2013)

There’s no more romantic present than something shared – unless, perhaps, it’s a cup of wonderful coffee brought to you in bed. Recent research showing that coffee drinkers live longer makes this popular beverage an even more loving gift. Want to learn how to prepare the perfect cup for your sweetie?  Just check out our […]

Awesome Coffee Amps Up Christmas Cheer

December 25, 2012 (Published: December 25, 2012)

Whether you’re hosting a Christmas dinner party or simply need a pick-me-up after assembling children’s toys, awesome coffee can be the star atop the tree of your Christmas celebrations. As the fabled silent night of Christmas Eve passes into dawn, the adults in your party will thank you for a superb cup of Joe to […]

Coffee Trends: Adding a Brew Bar to Your Coffee Shop

December 13, 2013 (Published: November 13, 2012)

Pour-over coffee brewing methods are becoming increasingly popular among coffee enthusiasts – both home-brewers and coffee-shop baristas.  Also known as “hand pour coffee,” this brewing craze took Japan by storm before migrating to the U.S., where it gained momentum after The New York Times investigated its origins in “Coffee’s Slow Dance.” Pour-over brewing equipment is […]

Secrets to Brewing Awesome Coffee

June 24, 2021 (Published: February 23, 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 in small batches to ensure […]