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With over 27 years worth of experience and the most knowledgeable experts in the coffee industry, we want to share what we know with you, check out our variety of learning material below. 

Five summer iced coffee recipes

We've rounded up our five favourite summer iced coffee recipes that can easily be made at home. 

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How Dean Merlo makes his morning coffee

It’s no surprise that Dean Merlo starts every day with a coffee. But instead of visiting one of his cafes, or using a home espresso machine, Dean’s secret is that he uses the stovetop to make his coffee every morning.

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Let's talk about Decaf!

Did you know that we offer two unique Decaf coffees at Merlo? Decaffeinated or “Decaf” coffee is just regular coffee that has gone through a decaffeination process, and is as close as possible in taste and aroma to a regular brew. Whilst there...

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Simon Says - What's your coffee routine?

What type of coffee do you wake up with in the morning? Light or dark roast? Do you buy your coffee from a café or brew it at home? All coffee drinkers have their own ritual for that special first...

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Simon Says - The Flavour Wheel

Welcome to Episode 5 of Simon Says, where today we’re talking about the famous Flavour Wheel.  

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Simon Says - How to judge a great cup of coffee

Today on Simon Says Episode 4 we delve into the world of ‘cupping’, to find out what our qualified Q Grader, Simon looks for when scoring a cup of coffee!

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Simon Says - The best way to store coffee beans

Where you store your coffee beans at home can have a big impact on the quality of coffee you make.

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Roasting, Simon Says

Simon Says - It’s All About the Beans (Continued)

Welcome back to ‘Simon Says’ – Episode 2. Continuing with our theme from last week (coffee beans!), today Simon talks about the different flavour profiles of beans from around the world.

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Coffee 101

Wait – Australia grows coffee beans?

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Australia Coffee Bean industry.

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Simon Says - It’s All About the Beans!

Welcome to our latest Merlo Blog series, 'Simon Says'! Each week we will be releasing exclusive footage of our very own Q Grader and Head of Roasting, Simon Brooks, dishing out special industry insights to keep you caffeinated and educated.

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