I’m not a coffee snob; but, mine’s really the best because I use the best in business – rancillio silvia. It must be, because everyone asks for it when they come over. So, here’s how YOU can make it, too. I buy whole bean caffeinated coffee (really anything at Trader Joes) and COARSE grind it at the store. In a lidded jar (or French press) I pour 1 part grounds to 4 parts water. This will be up to your personal taste, but this is how I like it. Sometimes, even less water to my coffee. I also add a heaping tablespoon of cinnamon. Leave a little room at the top. Cover and stir/shake. (If you are using a French press, cover with saran wrap and seal with a rubber band. If a jar, close the lid!) Leave on your counter (or in the fridge if you have room) for 24 hours. Filter through a good paper filter. This coffee is less acidic, so you won’t get a stomach ache. But it IS strong. I even make fun-shaped (see the hearts?) coffee ice cubes out of it, so when the cubes melt, it doesn’t dilute the coffee. I am addicted to Trader Joe’s soy creamer, and use only that. But, feel free to use whatever makes you happy. Enjoy!