About

My name is Andrew and I’m the coffee enthusiast behind Pull & Pour.

Andrew Pautler
Tasting a flight of cold brews at Ampersand Coffee in Boulder, Colorado

I’ve always loved the smell of coffee, but for a long time the taste always disappointed. That changed the first time I had a truly good cup of specialty pour over coffee. I had a hard time believing it was called the same thing as what you’d get in the coffee pot at work or a “K-cup”; it tasted like a totally different drink. Since that first “true” cup of coffee years ago, I’ve been on a mission to not only explore the amazing world of coffee, coffee roasters and cafes, but also evangelize to friends and family and help them “up their coffee game”.

Over the past few years, coffee has become a wonderful ritual each morning for my family. My three kids love to help me grind the coffee, smell the beans and push down the AeroPress. My wife and I love to explore coffee shops in the St. Louis area or around the country on trips.

I decided to start Pull & Pour as a way to share great coffees with more people. I want more people to find the amazing coffee roasters I’ve discovered, explore new ways to make coffee at home and help push forward the specialty coffee movement. While my free time is limited with a full-time design job and three kids under six, I love spending any time I can exploring new coffees, learning about coffee and sharing it on Pull & Pour. I hope this site can help you “up your own coffee game” and help you fall more in love with one of the most complex, delicious and exciting drinks available.