Tag: coffee

Introducing Our Exclusive Pink Bourbon EF2 Micro Lot

February 10, 2022 (Published: February 3, 2022)

For a limited time, we’re roasting an exclusive micro lot of Colombia Pink Bourbon EF2 coffee grown by Sebastian Gómez at Finca La Divisa and processed by Cofinet. Only 25 boxes of the limited coffee are available. Exposed to a dry anaerobic fermentation process, the fruit-dried, light-roast coffee shows tasting notes of spice, brown sugar […]

Can Coffee Protect Against Covid-19 and Other Health Conditions?

July 26, 2021 (Published: July 26, 2021)

Can drinking coffee cut your risks of contracting COVID-19? That’s what a 2021 study published in the journal Nutrients suggests! Researchers at Northwestern University associated drinking two to three Cups of Joe each day with a 10 percent drop in rates of COVID-19 infection – similar to the impact of eating vegetables. “This is yet […]

New Video: The Journey of Coffee from Cherry to Cup

May 10, 2022 (Published: June 6, 2021)

As Director of Sustainability for Crimson Cup, Brandon Bir is amazed by the number of people who work to produce each cup of coffee. A licensed Assistant Q Instructor, Brandon has collaborated with farmers and processors in Africa, Asia, Central America and South America. He travels as many as 100,000 miles each year to forge […]

The Perfect Pour-over with the Hario V60

March 18, 2020 (Published: March 18, 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 dripper comes from Japan, where […]

How to Brew Awesome Coffee with the Chemex Coffeemaker

March 17, 2020 (Published: March 17, 2020)

Want to make coffee like James Bond? Then try the Chemex® Coffeemaker. In From Russia with Love, Author Ian Fleming revealed that the manual brewer with the hourglass shape was Bond’s preferred method of brewing morning coffee in his London flat. And no wonder. Created in 1941 by inventor Peter Schlumbohm, the Chemex® is known […]

Improving Coffee Quality in Peru

July 18, 2018 (Published: June 30, 2018)

Since 2012,  our team of cuppers has worked with Peruvian coffee farmers, café owners and baristas to improve the quality of coffee they grow and prepare. Recently, Education and Sustainability Director Brandon Bir and Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge led a team including executives from The Ohio State University to expand relationships and spread knowledge of American […]

Our Annual Military Coffee Drive Will Run June 24 through June 30

June 19, 2018 (Published: June 20, 2018)

Our annual Military Coffee Drive is scheduled for June 24 through June 30. For every 12-ounce bag of coffee purchased at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio, we will send one bag of fresh-roasted coffee beans to active-duty U.S. Military personnel serving overseas. “We are honored to give back to the troops […]