Tag: Crimson Cup

Roast Master Dave Rochus Earns SCAA Roaster’s Guild Certificate

August 20, 2023 (Published: June 9, 2015)

Congratulations to Roast Master Dave Rochus, who has earned a Level 1 certificate from the Specialty Coffee Association of America Roaster’s Guild. The Roaster Level 1 Certificate program develops knowledge and skills required in professional coffee roasting facilities. In addition to taking courses in roasting, green coffee grading, brewing and other coffee essentials, candidates must […]

Elizabeth Perk in Trenton, Michigan Joins Crimson Cup Community

May 20, 2015 (Published: May 20, 2015)

We’re excited to welcome Mark Hayes and Debbie Rote-Hayes to the Crimson Cup community! Their Elizabeth Perk coffee house and ice cream parlor opened April 28 at 2975 W. Jefferson Ave. in Trenton, Michigan. The husband-and-wife team chose a historic location for their new venture – Michigan’s first A&W building, which was built in the […]

Coffee sourcing 2015 – 8,000 miles through Central America

December 14, 2022 (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 […]

Second Crimson Cup Coffee House to Open in Upper Arlington

December 21, 2023 (Published: May 6, 2015)

We’re excited to announce that our second company-owned Crimson Cup Coffee House will open early this summer at 2468 Northwest Blvd. in suburban Upper Arlington. We don’t believe in cookie-cutter coffee shops, so our new space will offer a different experience than our Clintonville coffee house. Our goal is to create an inviting community space […]

Brandon Earns Specialty Tea Institute Certification

May 1, 2015 (Published: April 30, 2015)

We’re proud to announce that Coffee and Training Specialist Brandon Bir has earned Level 1 and Level 2 certification from the Specialty Tea Institute. The STI certification program is designed to increase understanding of tea varieties, brewing methods, and the botany of the tea plant, camellia sinensis. It also develops skills in tea preparation, blending, […]

Coffee House Celebrates Earth Day

April 14, 2015 (Published: April 14, 2015)

On Earth Day, our Crimson Cup Coffee House is giving away burlap coffee sacks and offering $5 refills of cold-brew coffee growlers – a 50 percent discount off the regular $9.95 price. While supplies last, you are welcome to pick up coffee sacks between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22 at 4541 […]

Closing Time: Columbus Crave Profiles Brandon Bir

December 21, 2023 (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 – […]