Tag: SCAA

Brandon Bir Earns SCAA Coffee Tasting Certificate

December 15, 2016 (Published: December 6, 2016)

Congratulations to Brandon Bir, our coffee sourcing and education manager!  He recently became one of 238 coffee professionals worldwide to earn a Coffee Tasting Certificate from the Specialty Coffee Association of America. “This is another great affirmation of Brandon’s evolving coffee evaluation skills,” said  Founder and President Greg Ubert. “He plays an instrumental role in our […]

Coming Soon: Ohio’s First SCAA Accredited Innovation & Training Campus

August 6, 2015 (Published: August 3, 2015)

At Crimson Cup, we’re all about coffee — including coffee training. So we’re excited to begin construction on a 7,000-square-foot dedicated innovation and training laboratory built to the standards of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. We’re creating a space for both consumers and coffee professionals to learn about what goes into a great cup […]

Roast Master Dave Rochus Earns SCAA Roaster’s Guild Certificate

June 9, 2015 (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 […]

Meet our Cuppers: Chris Shegitz, Coffee Quality Technician

August 1, 2014 (Published: August 1, 2014)

So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who lives for coffee. Our Cuppers have invested long hours – in most cases, years – in learning to objectively assess the quality of coffee. Each of our Cuppers brings a unique palate, set of skills and personality to our mission of consistently […]