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The Path to Becoming a Q Grader

The process to become an accredited Q Grader is challenging and difficult, so much so that the average pass rate is only around 25%. Throughout the world there are approximately 5000 Q Graders in 58 countries, with only 87 based in Australia.

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Merlo Coffee Barista Championships

Over two heats and within a set time of 8 minutes, 28 of our top baristas were tasked to produce 2x short blacks, 2x cappuccinos, and 2x mezzos to the highest standard.

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Spring coffee cocktails with Stoke Bar

Merlo have partnered with Stokehouse Q to unveil three spectacular, custom-made spring coffee cocktails to welcome the most glorious season of the year!

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Merlo goes blue for autism

The team at Merlo joined with families and students from the Autism Queensland Brighton School on their annual Brighton Blue Walk.

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Melbourne, meet Merlo

Merlo Coffee has opened its first Torrefazione roasting house in Melbourne at the iconic Queen Victoria Market.

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Celebrating 20 years of roasting

Merlo Coffee celebrated 20 years of roasting in the newly renovated Fortitude Valley Torrefazione next to the store’s original artisanal roaster.

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The 2015 Merlo Art Series

Merlo has partnered with Art From the Margins, an initiative of the Wesley Mission, to bring you a limited edition crockery set featuring award-winning art.

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Black Bear Cold Press

Black Bear Cold Press is a smooth, sweet ice cold coffee, for the real coffee drinker.

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Merlo Coffee voted Australia’s favourite

Winner of Australia’s Favourite Coffee/Tea for the second time running in the I Love Food Awards – Australia’s biggest people’s choice awards.