The Influencer

For about a decade or more there has been an uptick in development all across downtown Indianapolis and the immediate surrounding neighborhoods. From high rise condos on Mass Ave to new and remodeled homes in Fountain Square to community planning on the near East side, we are seeing intentional residential and commercial development in our...

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Coffee Storage Done Right

Coffee Storage Done Right

This week for the DBMH Blog I’ve decided to cover a topic that continues to baffle and befuddle most coffee drinkers: how to store your coffee. There are several details to consider before you even get the coffee home including where you buy your coffee as well as whether you should buy...

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It’s the little things…

It’s the little things…

I would venture to say that nearly all of us in some form or fashion have heard or been told, "It's the little things that matter." I think it wasn't until my late 30s that I truly began to understand and grasp how important this phrase was. In 2007, I, Danny, weighed 260 lbs. I had never been...

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Avocado Much?

Avocado Much?

This month, and maybe the rest of the summer, we are unveiling the Avocado! Okay, okay, okay! Nothing new about an avocado, the fruit (actually considered a berry) has been around and domesticated for thousands of years. It has become a recent favorite because of the major healthy benefits...

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IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY!!!

IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY!!!

Even though Dry Bones Mud House's birthday is still a couple of weeks away, I wanted to take a look back over the past year and share some thoughts on our coffee journey thus far. It should go without saying that this has been a huge learning process, and not only from the standpoint that this...

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Country of Origin: Ecuador

Country of Origin: Ecuador

For this week’s blog, we return to South America once again as we take a closer look at the coffee produced by Ecuador! Ecuador lies on the west coast of South America, between Colombia and Peru. The country of Ecuador existed as a Spanish colony for nearly 300 years, eventually gaining its...

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Bartender, Barber, and Now Barista

Bartender, Barber, and Now Barista

It has often been thought that the local bartender at your neighborhood pub made a good counselor for the common man. And then there is Barbershop therapy. It is about a 45 minute 'on the couch' therapy session so to speak. Some barbers in the south are capitalizing on time spent with their...

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Country of Origin: Peru

Country of Origin: Peru

For this week’s blog, we’re going to be stepping back into our explorations of coffee producing countries. We’re kicking off the South American portion of our journey with the magical mountainous country of Peru! Coffee was first introduced in Peru in the mid 1700s but was fully consumed...

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Community

Community

It is a common default when a person hears the word 'community' they automatically picture an HOA, church, a YMCA or some kind of community organization of people with common interests, goals, and purposes. While the latter is mostly true, a community doesn't necessarily have to be aligned with...

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Coffee Processing

Coffee Processing

This week in the DBMH blog we’re going to be talking about washing your coffee. That’s not to say that you should be washing your precious beans when you get them home; rather, we’re going to be looking at the differences in how coffee is processed between harvest and export. The two main...

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