Like when making other kinds of coffee if you want to brew cowboy coffee the quality of the beans make all the difference. There isn’t really a recipe for making cowboy coffee, but more of a method. It involves boiling the the coffee grounds on either a campfire or a stove. Cowboy coffee is really simple to make and that is what makes it appealing to take it on the trails. If you like to have plain black coffee that tastes good then this is a method for you to try.