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Catch up on the latest Merlo News, Learn from our team of Coffee Experts and find out more about our Community and Events right here on the Merlo Blog.

Coffee Fanatic

February 07, 2020

Coffee Fanatic #8 - James Kirby

We continue our search for Australia’s biggest Coffee Fanatic with a nomination from our UQ Store. Today, it’s Dr James!

December 03, 2019

Coffee Fanatic #7 - Aislinn Sharp

Aislinn Sharp is a second generation Merlo fanatic who has been a positive and refreshing Friend of Merlo for many...

August 30, 2019

Coffee Fanatic #6 – Noela Dillon

Noela Dillon has been a Merlo Coffee drinker for over 20 years. That’s a lot of cappuccino’s! Get to know...

August 02, 2019

Coffee Fanatic #5 – Todd Hansen

Todd Hansen is an avid Merlo coffee drinker. Describing himself as a ‘coffee snob’, find out why Todd has deservedly...


February 26, 2020

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...

February 19, 2020

Simon Says - The Flavour Wheel

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

February 11, 2020

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...

February 04, 2020

Simon Says - Fridge, Freezer or Pantry?

Welcome to ‘Simon Says’ - Episode 3! Today we’re looking at exactly where you should store your freshly roasted coffee...


February 12, 2020

New Bean - Ethiopia Guji Decaf

This decaf delivers the sweet flavours distinct to this region – rich chocolate and sweet berry flavours, with a creamy body and mild, balanced acidity.

February 01, 2020

Bean of the Month February - India Kelagur Heights

Heady aromatics of chocolate, rose, black tea and spice, and flavours of orange, cacao, dried apricot and papaya, juicy body...

January 24, 2020

Australia Day Long Weekend Deal

This Australia Day long weekend, when you buy a kilo bag of coffee, we'll throw in a FREE 125g bag...

January 08, 2020

Wine and chocolate can go but coffee is a daily staple

We would give up wine and go without television, but most Australians could never forgo their daily caffeine fix, according...


August 01, 2019

5 reasons to choose Merlo if you’re a cafe owner

5 Reasons to choose Merlo

July 04, 2019

Harveys Bar + Bistro

Owner and chef PJ McMillan speaks about why he chose Merlo Coffee as his coffee supplier.

July 01, 2019

Anouk Paddington

Anouk is a Brisbane breakfast café institution in the eclectic suburb of Paddington, proudly serving Merlo Coffee.

July 01, 2019

Your daily espresso machine clean

To make every cup of coffee from your machine a winner, you need to make sure your machine is in...