Tag: handcrafted coffee

Two Costa Rican Coffees Join Our Friend2Farmer Lineup

March 12, 2014 (Published: March 12, 2014)

We’re excited to announce that La Minita Hacienda Rio Negro and La Minita El Conquistador have joined our Friend2Farmer® line of sustainably sourced beans. Sales will support worker education, environmental conservation and higher quality processing standards. During last year’s sourcing trips, we sought out great coffees where our purchases would positively impact the growing community […]

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 […]

Our New Single-Serve Coffee Capsules

December 23, 2013 (Published: December 23, 2013)

Have a single-serve coffee brewing system? Now, you can enjoy our coffee-house-quality java at home! Our new single-serve coffee capsules are designed to work with major home brewing systems. Each package contains 10 capsules of our handcrafted coffee in one of four flavors: Armando’s Blend, El Socorro Honduras, Jungle Love and Celtic Grogg. Slightly sweet […]

Limited Batch: Sumatra Wahana Estate

December 17, 2013 (Published: December 17, 2013)

Sumatra Wahana is shade grown in volcanic soils in a Northern region of Sumatra. Wahana Estate sources much of its coffee from small farmer groups in the surrounding area. To nurture their relationship, they have created a Farmer Support Center that helps these farmers by providing information about farm management, shade tree placement, organic farming, […]

The Tired Goat, SWP Decaf Blend

December 17, 2013 (Published: December 17, 2013)

Why a goat you may ask?  According to folk-lore, a goat herder took his goats out to pasture one day.  At the end of the day, he would use a flute to call them back to the farm.  He tried the flute several times with little success and decided to find his goats.  When he […]