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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
  • How to Brew Awesome Coffee with the Chemex Coffeemaker

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020  
    (Updated: March 23, 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 […] Read More
  • Improving Coffee Quality in Peru

    Saturday, June 30, 2018  
    (Updated: July 18, 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 […] Read More
  • Our Annual Military Coffee Drive Will Run June 24 through June 30

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018  
    (Updated: June 19, 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 […] Read More
  • How to Calculate Coffee Shop Startup Costs

    Thursday, June 7, 2018
    In a recent “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much will it cost to open my coffee shop?” Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea He goes on to write, “Because every specialty coffee business […] Read More
  • Crimson Cup Sponsors First-Ever Barista Competition in Bangladesh

    Monday, March 26, 2018  
    (Updated: April 2, 2018)
    We were excited to sponsor the first-ever barista competition in Bangladesh, in partnership with Sanremo Coffee Machines and 3S. Vying for a grand prize of 50,000 Bangladeshi taka (about $600), 16 local baristas displayed their skills in espresso preparation and latte art. Shurov Islam of Trouville Café took home grand-prize […] Read More
  • Welcome to Rustic Joe’s Coffee House in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania  

    Monday, February 26, 2018  
    (Updated: March 1, 2018)
      A big Crimson Cup welcome to Rustic Joe’s Coffee House! The shop at 4983 National Pike in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania was one of 20 new independent coffee shops that opened in 2017 through our 7 Steps to Success coffee franchise alternative program. “We’re excited to welcome owners DaVonne and Matt […] Read More