Tag: hand roasted coffee

Competing for America’s Best Espresso

March 5, 2014 (Published: March 3, 2014)

Later this week, Brandon Bir and Bob Cervas are headed to Coffee Fest New York to represent Crimson Cup in the America’s Best Espresso competition.  We’re one of 28 coffee roasters facing off in a tournament designed to find the country’s best espresso roasts and blends. Brandon and Bob will pull shots of our new […]

Ethiopian Sidamo Kellenso Wins 92 Score from the Coffee Review

February 27, 2014 (Published: February 24, 2014)

We’re proud to report that Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review recently gave our Ethiopian Sidamo Kellenso a score of 92! Reviewers described the handcrafted coffee as, “A crisply (and skillfully) light-roasted version of the fruit-and-brandy style of southern Ethiopia natural-processed cup.” Their blind assessment was, “Complex and brandy-toned. Minty dark chocolate, papaya-like fruit, hints […]

Q Grader Jorge De Leon Visits Crimson Cup Coffee House, Weiland’s Market

July 29, 2020 (Published: February 18, 2014)

We were excited to welcome our Guatemalan friend and Q Grader Jorge De Leon Ovalle to Columbus on Saturday, Feb. 15 for a pair of Clintonville coffee tastings. Jorge prepared samples of two Guatemalan coffees at Crimson Cup Coffee House and Weiland’s Market. Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir met Jorge last year when […]

Roasting Awesome Coffee

May 10, 2022 (Published: May 10, 2013)

Without roasting, coffee would never have achieved its place among the world’s favorite beverages. Green coffee beans produce a bitter, acidic drink that most people find undrinkable. Roasting helps transform green coffee beans into the beverage we all love. Under controlled heat and time, the beans expand and change in color, taste, aroma and density. […]