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  • Innovation Lab Hosts Peruvian Coffee Farmers for Seminars on Brewing, Cupping and Roasting Coffee

    Friday, December 8, 2017
    We were thrilled to host a group from Peru’s NARSA coffee co-op at our Columbus, Ohio Innovation Lab.  From December 4 through 6, they learned  how to brew, roast and cup coffee to American tastes under the direction of Q Grader Brandon Bir, director of sustainability and education, and other […] Read More
  • All About Coffee: Our Coffee 701 Course

    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Love coffee? Want to learn more about this tasty and energizing beverage? Then enroll in our Coffee 701 course! Coffee 701 offers an introduction to the history, cultivation and trade of the world’s number-one cash crop, beginning with the legend of an Arab goat-herd and his dancing goats. We’ll share stories gleaned from more […] Read More
  • Brandon Bir Certified as SCA Lead Instructor

    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    Congratulations to Brandon Bir! Our Coffee Sourcing and Education Director has been certified as a Lead Instructor by the Specialty Coffee Association. As a result, he is qualified to become a lead instructor or assistant instructor at SCA events and to teach professional coffee development courses on SCA campuses. “Brandon […] Read More
  • Learn About Hand-Pour Coffee Brewing June 14

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Looking to up your coffee game? Then learn the art and science of hand-pour coffee brewing in Crimson Cup’s Coffee Brewing 701 class. The next class takes place Wednesday, June 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab, 700 Alum Creek Drive in Columbus. Arguably the simplest and […] 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
  • Welcome to our Innovation Lab!

    Saturday, January 16, 2016
    After months of planning and construction, the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab is ready for action. Hundreds of Crimson Cup customers, community supporters, members of the local business community and local media joined us for our Open House in Friday, January 15. And, we’ll be hosting another first look for customers […] Read More