Tag: coffee cupping

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 […]

Cupping: Tasting and Analyzing

June 17, 2013 (Published: June 17, 2013)

Crafted by: Brandon Bir, Coffee Sourcing and Education at Crimson Cup Over the last few months we have been talking a lot about cupping coffees at Crimson Cup.  So what the heck is cupping? Well, the short answer is: cupping is the tasting and analyzing of coffee; the long answer is: Cupping starts with samples […]