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Award-Winning Coffee, New Brews, and Other Restaurant Announcements

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Award-Winning Coffee, New Brews, and Other Restaurant Announcements

Columbus has so many new restaurants, expansions, menu updates and other changes that it’s sometimes hard to keep up with them all. That’s why our Restaurant Roundup series was designed to keep you informed with the latest and greatest updates. Here’s what’s new in the local dining scene: Crimson Cup Awarded Crimson Cup’s Ethiopian Kossa […]

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The Confluence Cast: Coffee Talk

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Coffee Talk

How do you take your coffee? You sure? We sat down with two roasters, Crimson Cup and Brioso Coffee, to talk about what makes a good cup of coffee, a bad cup of coffee, fair trade, and a little about running a small business. Shownotes for this episode This episode of The Confluence Cast is presented with sponsorship support by our friends […]

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Treat to Try: Crimson Cup’s Peanut Butter Mocha Freeze

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Crimson Cup’s Peanut Butter Mocha Freeze

There are coffee drinkers, then there are coffee drinkers. In one camp, it’s about roast and origin; stark and pure. In the other camp, coffee is basically a vehicle for sugar and whipped cream. With all due respect to the purity people, my personal java preference is for the foofy drinks. The closer the beverage […]

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Crimson Cup Launches Innovation Lab

Walker Evans Walker Evans Crimson Cup Launches Innovation Lab

2015 was a big year for Crimson Cup. The local coffee roaster opened their second brick-and-mortar location in Upper Arlington, they were named the #1 Macro Roaster in the US by Roast Magazine, and were recognized by The Metropreneur as the best small business growth story in Columbus. That doesn’t mean that the company will […]

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Crimson Cup Named #1 Large Coffee Roaster in North America

Walker Evans Walker Evans Crimson Cup Named #1 Large Coffee Roaster in North America

If you’re not in the coffee roasting business, then you might not read Roast Magazine on a regular basis. But if you do read Roast Magazine, then you’ll notice in the new November/December issue that Columbus-based Crimson Cup has been named the magazine’s “2016 Macro Roaster of the Year” — making them North America’s top […]

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First Look: Crimson Cup in Upper Arlington

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Crimson Cup in Upper Arlington

After nearly 25 years in business, Crimson Cup has opened their second retail location today on Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington. The local coffee roaster has made a big business out of selling their products and services to other coffee shops all across the country, so operating local retail outlets have not been a major […]

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Crimson Cup to Open Coffee Shop in Upper Arlington

Walker Evans Walker Evans Crimson Cup to Open Coffee Shop in Upper Arlington

Locally-based Crimson Cup Coffee has grown rapidly during its nearly 25 years of existence, roasting hundreds of thousands of pounds of small-batch coffees for over 350 independent coffee houses, restaurants and stores across 29 states. Through all of that growth, Crimson Cup has only maintained a single retail location of their own: their coffee house […]

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