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  • Competing for America's Best Espresso

    Monday, March 3, 2014  
    (Updated: March 5, 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 […] Read More
  • Ethiopian Sidamo Kellenso Wins 92 Score from the Coffee Review

    Monday, February 24, 2014  
    (Updated: February 27, 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 […] Read More
  • Q Grader Jorge De Leon Visits Crimson Cup Coffee House, Weiland's Market

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014  
    (Updated: July 29, 2020)
    Jorge De Leon Ovalle prepares hand-poured Guatemalan coffee with a Chemex brewer. 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 […] Read More
  • Roasting Awesome Coffee

    Friday, May 10, 2013  
    (Updated: June 9, 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 […] Read More