Tag: Columbus Ohio coffee

Get Buzzed with our New Coffee Cocktails

August 6, 2015 (Published: 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 with half-and-half and subtle flavors. […]

Our 2015 Service Learning Trip to El Socorro, Honduras with Ohio State Students

June 1, 2015 (Published: May 29, 2015)

For the third year in a row, we were proud to sponsor a service learning trip to Honduras for students from the Ohio State University. We’ve been working with the remote mountain village of El Socorro de la Penitas since 2011, and the Friend2Farmer coffee produced by local villagers is served on the university campus. […]

Coffee sourcing 2015 – 8,000 miles through Central America

May 8, 2015 (Published: May 8, 2015)

Coffee buyer Dave Eldridge reports on this year’s coffee buying trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. I love harvest season in Central America! In the third week of February, I departed frigid Columbus, Ohio with Greg Ubert, founder and president of Crimson Cup, for Oaxaca, Mexico, and began our hunt for great coffee. We […]

Closing Time: Columbus Crave Profiles Brandon Bir

March 13, 2015 (Published: March 13, 2015)

We all know Brandon Bir as Crimson Cup’s coffee and training specialist. He travels to places like Peru, Guatemala and Honduras to bring back new coffees and establish relationships for our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. As part of our coffee team, Brandon cups new coffees and helps to create new ways of enjoying coffee – […]

Meet our Cuppers: Nate Bell

February 10, 2015 (Published: February 9, 2015)

So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who is passionate about 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 and personality to our […]

Brandon Demonstrates Hopped Holiday Nitro on Good Day Columbus

December 18, 2014 (Published: December 18, 2014)

The Columbus coffee community has been buzzing about our Hopped Nitro coffees! Good Day Columbus asked Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir to demonstrate the new Hopped Holiday Nitro, which is available through the end of the year exclusively at Crimson Cup Coffee House. Brandon took a keg filled with Hopped Holiday Nitro to the Good Day […]

How Coffee Fueled the Civil War

October 4, 2022 (Published: August 5, 2014)

We found Jon Grinspan’s  New York Times story about the role of coffee in the Civil War absolutely fascinating. Who knew that William McKinley’s heroic coffee run would help fuel the Union army during the bloodiest single day of combat in American military history – and help propel him to the presidency decades later? As […]