Tag: wayfarer blend

Crimson Cup Brings Home 6 Medals from Golden Bean North America

December 21, 2023 (Published: September 28, 2018)

Crimson Cup brought home six medals from the fourth annual Golden Bean North America roasting competition. Competing in a field of over 900 entries from 500 roasters, our Wayfarer Blend, our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena, Tired Goat Blend, 1959 Colombia Mokka and Oxapampa Peru Gesha coffees brought home silver medals. Wayfarer Blend also won a bronze medal. […]

Crimson Cup Wins Medals at Golden Bean North America Roasting Contest

December 21, 2023 (Published: September 21, 2017)

Great news! Crimson Cup won three medals at the third annual Golden Bean North America roasting competition sponsored by Pentair Everpure. Competing in a field of 863 entries from North American roasters, we won medals for our Wayfarer Blend and Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffees. The contest took place Sept. 13 through 16 at the Double Tree Hilton […]

Wayfarer Blend Takes Third-Place Prize in America’s Best Espresso Competition at Coffee Fest Chicago

March 24, 2023 (Published: June 27, 2017)

Chalk up another award for our Wayfarer Blend, which took home a third-place trophy in the America’s Best Espresso Central Region Competition at Coffee Fest Chicago! “We’re extremely proud of Wayfarer Blend and the team that sourced, roasted and presented this exceptional coffee,” said Founder and President Greg Ubert. “Their hard work has propelled Crimson Cup […]

Compak Golden Bean Winners

December 21, 2023 (Published: September 25, 2016)

Crimson Cup took home several prizes at the second annual Compak Golden Bean North America roasting contest. Competing in a field of 700 entries from 244 North American roasters, we won Overall Runner Up honors as well as silver or bronze medals in all three categories we entered. The contest took place Sept. 14 through 17 at […]

Wayfarer Blend Brings Home Second-Place Prize at America’s Best Espresso

December 19, 2023 (Published: March 14, 2016)

We’re excited to announce that Crimson Cup’s Wayfarer Blend arose from a field of 24 outstanding coffees to a runner-up finish in the America’s Best Espresso Eastern Championship at Coffee Fest New York. After winning its first four rounds of competition, Wayfarer Blend was edged out by an entry from Red Rooster Coffee Roasters in the […]

Wayfarer Blend Earns 92 Rating from the Coffee Review

December 23, 2022 (Published: September 25, 2015)

Our Wayfarer Blend coffee recently received an outstanding 92 rating from Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review. Reviewers described the handcrafted coffee as, “… a quietly comprehensive cup, with crisp nut and cacao notes and a softening bloom of sweet flowers.” Coffee Review’s blind assessment was, “Rich, round, brisk. Hazelnut, roasted cacao nib, lemon grass, […]

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 […]