Tag: Steve Bayless

Cattlemen’s Coffee House Opens in Franklinton, Louisiana

November 29, 2022 (Published: December 10, 2021)

We were excited to welcome Cattlemen’s Coffee House in Franklinton, Louisiana, on December 10, 2021! In developing their independent coffee shop at 1809 Main Street, Owners Schantell and Lane Russell sought to bring their local community together over terrific coffee. The shop also pays tribute to generations of cattlemen in Washington Parish. “Coffee makes people happy […]

Cup O’ Joy Coffee Barn Opens in Edgerton, Ohio

November 22, 2022 (Published: October 15, 2021)

With the opening of Cup O’ Joy Coffee Barn, Stephanie Walkup realized a dream that had been brewing in her heart for six years. “I was a nurse, then a stay-at-home mom with our four children,” Stephanie said. “Our youngest just entered kindergarten, opening up time for me to pursue my dream.” Although she loves […]

Welcome to Hometown Coffee And Tea in Olney, Texas

November 7, 2022 (Published: August 2, 2018)

We’re excited to welcome Owners Jake and Holly Bailey and their team at Hometown Coffee And Tea to Crimson Cup! The shop at 117 East Main St. in Olney, Texas held its grand opening on June 26. It is one of at least 18 new independent coffee shops scheduled to open in 2018 that learned […]

Exploring an Organic Tea Estate in Bangladesh

May 7, 2018 (Published: April 16, 2018)

A buying team led by Founder and President Greg Ubert recently visited Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate Ltd. in Bangladesh to explore a sustainable new source of teas. Teas and herbs grown on the plantation hold Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance and USDA Organic certifications. “This lush organic estate grows teas and herbs of incredible quality,” […]

Crimson Cup Sponsors First-Ever Barista Competition in Bangladesh

April 2, 2018 (Published: March 26, 2018)

We were excited to sponsor the first-ever barista competition in Bangladesh, in partnership with Sanremo Coffee Machines and 3S. Vying for a grand prize of 50,000 Bangladeshi taka (about $600), 16 local baristas displayed their skills in espresso preparation and latte art. Shurov Islam of Trouville Café took home grand-prize honors, while his colleague Debobrata […]

We Welcome Stonewall Coffee in Clarksburg, West Virginia!

November 15, 2018 (Published: December 9, 2016)

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Stonewall Coffee in Clarksburg, West Virginia!. Located at 218 Court Street in historic downtown Clarksburg, the new coffee house held its grand opening December 6. Owners Kevin and Sarah Zakariasen named the shop for Clarksburg’s most famous native son, Civil War General Thomas Johnathon “Stonewall” Jackson. A statue of Jackson […]

Meet Our Cuppers: Steve Bayless, 7 Steps Trainer

February 28, 2014 (Published: February 28, 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 […]