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  • Coffee Review Awards Outstanding 90 Score to Organic Bali Kintamani Natural

    Thursday, March 6, 2014
    We’re proud to report that our Organic Bali Kintamani Natural received an outstanding 90 score from Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review. Reviewers described it as, “… an impressively lush, voluptuous coffee.” Coffee Review’s blind assessment of Organic Bali Kintamani Natural included, “Intensely sweet and fruit-toned. Brown sugar, dark chocolate, […] Read More
  • Our Search for New Coffees

    Monday, 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 […] Read More
  • Meet Our Cuppers: Dave Eldridge

    Monday, December 9, 2013  
    (Updated: December 16, 2013)
    So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who lives for 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 skills […] Read More
  • Kopi Luwak Coffee and Your Bucket List

    Tuesday, May 8, 2012  
    (Updated: November 16, 2018)
    Most java junkies probably know that Kopi Luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee, typically selling for $100 per pound and up to $50 per cup in fine restaurants. Consumed primarily in Japan and other Asian markets, Kopi Luwak gained worldwide fame in the 2007 comedy, “The Bucket List.” Jack […] 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
  • The Depot Coffeehouse in Urbana, Ohio Celebrates Five Years of Success

    Friday, February 17, 2012  
    (Updated: November 16, 2018)
    Nearly five years after opening, The Depot Coffeehouse in Urbana, Ohio is still moving ahead at full steam, thanks to dedicated owners, an inspired location, talented staff and support from Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea. From Concept to Profitable Coffee Shop in Just Four Months When Susan Oelker and her […] 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