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  • Ethiopia Burka Gudina and Zambia Mafinga Join Craft Coffee Line

    Friday, September 29, 2017  
    (Updated: October 2, 2017)
    We’re excited to add Ethiopia Burka Gudina and Zambia Mafinga to our premium line of craft coffees! “These Ethiopian and Zambian coffees are among the best current-crop coffees we’ve tasted,” said Founder and President Greg Ubert. Ethiopian Burka Gudina grows on the Burka Gudina Estate in the Limmu District of […] Read More
  • Seeking Out New Coffees, Farmer Relationships in Ethiopia and Kenya  

    Thursday, March 16, 2017  
    (Updated: March 29, 2017)
    https://vimeo.com/207331255 Brandon Bir, our coffee sourcing and education director, recently traveled to Ethiopia and Kenya to discover new coffees and expand relationships with coffee farmers and co-op managers. “The legendary home of the first coffee trees, Ethiopia is the source of some of our favorite coffees, said Founder and President […] Read More
  • Ethiopian Kossa Kebena Wins Coveted Good Food Award

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017  
    (Updated: January 26, 2017)
    We’re excited to announce that our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee took home a a 2017 Good Food Award, becoming the first Ohio coffee winner in the award’s history. Founder and President Greg Ubert and Coffee Sourcing and Training Director Brandon Bir attended the January 17 awards ceremony in San Francisco. “We […] Read More
  • Ethiopian Kossa Kebena is a 2017 Good Food Awards Finalist!

    Thursday, November 17, 2016
    Our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena sure does like to compete! We are thrilled to announce that this coffee has been named a finalist in the 2017 Good Food Awards  competition. As Sprudge observed, Crimson Cup is the first and only Ohio roaster in the coffee category. “We’re excited to be recognized once […] Read More
  • Our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena Wins 93 Rating from The Coffee Review

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016  
    (Updated: November 10, 2016)
    Our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee recently earned an outstanding 93/100 rating from Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review, the world’s leading coffee guide. Reviewers described our latest Ethiopian offering as, “A fruit-driven, harmoniously balanced Ethiopia natural.” The Coffee Review’s blind assessment was, “Deeply sweet, enticingly rich. Peach, lime zest, almond, violet, […] Read More
  • Crimson Cup Seeks Out New Ethiopian Coffees, Farming Relationships

    Friday, April 22, 2016  
    (Updated: July 29, 2020)
    Ethiopia was the source of two of the three coffees we submitted for cupping as part of our winning Roaster of the Year application. Looking to the future, we want to discover new coffees and build relationships with Ethiopian coffee growers. Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager Brandon Bir began a […] Read More
  • Ethiopian Coffees Headline Coffee House Brew Bars

    Thursday, September 10, 2015  
    (Updated: October 1, 2015)
    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 Houses in Clintonville and Upper Arlington. Hand-roasted beans are also […] Read More