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  • Central Ohio’s Original Nitro Cold Brew Coffee

    Thursday, September 7, 2017
    Since we introduced Nitro Cold Brew to Columbus in 2014, this effervescent iced beverage has bubbled to the top of the cold coffee trend. Infused with nitrogen bubbles and dispensed through a tap system, Nitro delivers a visually intriguing drink with a rich, creamy texture and natural sweetness – without […] Read More
  • Meet the Farmer Coffee Tasting: Peru La Merced Mundo Pache with Julio Arevalo Tello

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016
    We recently kicked off “Meet the Farmer,” a series of coffee tastings by smallholder coffee farmers and cooperative managers at our Columbus-area coffee houses. “We believe that introducing some of the people who grow and process our coffee will give Columbus coffee aficionados greater insight into coffee’s journey from farm to […] Read More
  • Wayfarer Blend Brings Home Second-Place Prize at America's Best Espresso

    Monday, March 14, 2016
    We’re excited to announce that Crimson Cup’s Wayfarer Blend arose from a field of 24 outstanding coffees to a runner-up finish in the America’s Best Espresso Eastern Championship at Coffee Fest New York. After winning its first four rounds of competition, Wayfarer Blend was edged out by an entry from Red […] Read More
  • A Successful 2015 and Promising New Year

    Friday, January 29, 2016
    Crimson Cup racked up record growth in 2015. We opened a new roasting facility, traveled over 25,000 miles to source coffee and tea at origin and won local and national acclaim, including Roast magazine 2016 Macro Roaster of the Year. We launched a company-owned Crimson Cup Coffee House in the Columbus […] Read More
  • Traveling to Expand Our Relationships with Peruvian Coffee Farmers

    Thursday, August 6, 2015
    In July, Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir, along with Customer Growth Specialist Taylor Harvey, traveled into Peru’s Andes mountains to meet with local coffee farmers. Their goal was to expand relationships with farmers who participate in our Friend2Farmer direct trade program and to discover new coffees. The trio […] Read More
  • Coming Soon: Ohio’s First SCAA Accredited Innovation & Training Campus

    Monday, August 3, 2015
    At Crimson Cup, we’re all about coffee — including coffee training. So we’re excited to begin construction on a 7,000-square-foot dedicated innovation and training laboratory built to the standards of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. We’re creating a space for both consumers and coffee professionals to learn about what […] Read More
  • Get Buzzed with our New Coffee Cocktails

    Thursday, July 30, 2015
    There’s a cool new way for Columbus coffee lovers to get caffeinated on hot summer days – our coffee cocktails. Available in chamomile, lavender and pure cane sugar varieties at the Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Upper Arlington and Clintonville, these nonalcoholic cocktails combine our signature Nitro cold brew coffee […] Read More