Tag Archives: Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

We’re the Great Lakes Regional Finalist in the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award

Crimson Cup Named Great Lakes Regional Finalist in DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year competition

It’s been an exciting week at Crimson Cup! Over the weekend, our Wayfarer Blend brought home the second-place prize from the America’s Best Espresso competition at Coffee Fest New York. Then, we learned we have been selected as the Great Lakes Regional Finalist … Read More

Seeking New Coffees, Direct Trade Relationships in Indonesia

Crimson Cup Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge examines Sumatran coffee

Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir recently returned from a sourcing trip to the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Their goal was to discover new coffees and find ways to support small farmers through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. “We travel to … Read More

Ohio Made Awards 2016 Ohio Small Business of the Year

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea was named 2016 Ohio Small Business of the Year

We’ve been named Ohio Small Business of the Year in the first ever Ohio Made Awards sponsored by the Ohio Creative Collective! “Since I love Ohio, receiving the Ohio Made OHIO Small Business of the Year award is a huge … Read More

Wayfarer Blend Earns 92 Rating from the Coffee Review

Crimson Cup Wayfarer Blend earned 92 points from Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review

Our Wayfarer Blend coffee recently received an outstanding 92 rating from Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review. Reviewers described the handcrafted coffee as, “… a quietly comprehensive cup, with crisp nut and cacao notes and a softening bloom of sweet … Read More

Ethiopian Coffees Headline Coffee House Brew Bars

Coffee beans drying in a family compound at a village near Konso, Ethiopia.

We’ve perked up the Crimson Cup brew bar lineup with three Ethiopian coffees you’ll want to try! Ethiopian Natural Sidamo Ardi, Ethiopian Sidama Guji and Ethiopian Yirg Z (Yirgacheffe) are available for a limited time at the Crimson Cup Coffee … Read More

Traveling to Expand Our Relationships with Peruvian Coffee Farmers

Crimson Cup coffee buyer on Finca Santa Rosa in Peru

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 … Read More

Coming Soon: Ohio’s First SCAA Accredited Innovation & Training Campus

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 … Read More