10 Premium Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans

Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans are very distinct, with a flavor and aroma profile unlike any other vanilla bean. Madagascar vanilla beans are processed using the “Bourbon” curing method. This technique typically produces vanilla beans with higher moisture content. Our gourmet vanilla beans have a moisture content of roughly 33%. You’ll notice that there are no breaks or splits within the vanilla beans; another indication of extremely high quality. The Beanilla Trading Company works directly with vanilla growers around the world. We carefully select and import our vanilla to ensure that it is the absolute best quality possible. This job is not easy the result is incredible. We hope you enjoy.

Quick facts

  • Brand: Beanilla (Packed in Vacuum Sealed packed with Beanilla label)
  • Grade A / Gourmet Quality
  • Length: 5.5-7 inches (14cm-17.5cm)
  • Species: Vanilla Planifolia
  • Origin: Madagascar

Top reviews

Beanilla says it all…

These are the freshest vanilla beans you’ll find anywhere. I’ve made vanilla for myself and a few bottles as gifts, try some in your sugar jar for an interesting flavor and last but not least place a bean wrapped in cloth in your linen closet, etc. Beanilla Co.ships fast and you will like the way the beans are wrapped for shipping. #1 in my book….
RusselAgency, MO

Very Soft and Fresh!

I’ve purchased vanilla beans in stores before and they were awful. Either hard or stiff and difficult to cut. I was thrilled to find these so soft, pliable and fragrant!

I ordered these to make homemade vanilla extract. I will DEFINITELY order from here again!

HoaAdrian, MI

Premium pods

These vanilla pods are lovely. They are very moist and sticky, just how they should be. Definitely worth buying from this vendor. Good price too.
JuliHoytville, OH

Outstanding vanilla beans

These beans come in a vacuum-sealed package to preserve freshness, and it works extremely well–all the beans that Beanilla sells are moist and plump with a wonderful texture and scent. There are multiple wonderful flavors that you can get from Beanilla, and Madagascar is one of the more deliciously exotic ones.

I had never made my own vanilla extract before I ordered from Beanilla. Their customer service is superb, and one of their representatives told me by email how to make vanilla extract when I asked, and he also explained why one might want to make his/her own vanilla extract. When you make your own, you can be 100% sure exactly what has gone into the extract, which is not always the case with some types of vanilla extract that you buy pre-made. It is also cheaper and a lot of fun to make your own.

Here is the technique for making vanilla extract spelled out in detail for anyone who has not tried it before, and I have uploaded photos demonstrating these steps:

1. Assemble kitchen scissors, good quality vodka, a clean, dark-glass jar (I save all my empty vitamin jars), a funnel, a spoon, something to label the jar, such as a self-sticking label.
2. Remove the beans from the package. Cut each bean lengthwise in half. Then cut the beans horizontally into pieces small enough to fit in the jar and easily be covered by vodka.
3. Place the bean pieces in the jar.
4. Pour 1/2 cup of vodka into the jar per every 3 beans (for 10 beans, it would be a little over 1-1/2 cup). Then tamp down the beans so that all bean parts are covered by the vodka.
5. Put the lid on the jar and label the jar with this information: what kind of vanilla bean you used, the date, the amount of vodka you used in ounces (or whatever measure you prefer), and the number of beans you used, then place the jar in a cool, dry place like a kitchen cabinet (I put mine with my spices).
6. Every week or so shake the jar.
7. After 8 weeks, the vanilla extract is ready to use.

RiaWhite Swan, WA

Excellent vanilla beans.

These are top quality beans – moist and supple. The customer service is great, and the shipping is ultra fast. I will definitely order from Beanilla again.
MinnieChattaroy, WV

Fantasic Vanilla Beans!

I am pleases with these Madagascar Vanilla Beans. Price was such a great deal for the quanity you receive! Can’t find it anywhere else. I am on my way to making my homemade Vanilla again! Very excited. Thank you.
MatildeBirchleaf, VA

Id totally recommend these beans

I bought these Madagascar vanilla beans for use in my home brewing. I used 4 whole beans in my recipe to brew a very vanilla newcastle clone carbonated with frangelico. The vanilla was perfect for what my goal was. I could not have been happier with these beans.
KarlBurkes Garden, VA


The Premium Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Vannila Beans were exactly as described in the ad. They arrived promptly and I have made my first batch of homemade French Vanilla Creamer with them. They are wonderful.
CherrieHebron, NE

got what I ordered

I ordered these to make my own vanilla flavoring, it is in progress, had a few beans extra so I am going to try some choc. liquer with it and hope for the best. I love trying new recipes.
QianaCroydon, UT

great beans

exactly as described, arrived very fast even for the season. I will be buying from them again, great company I had plenty of options but their good reviews made me choose them
TanekaDanville, NH

won’t be ordering from this company again

I ordered ten vanilla beans from this company. when they came in the mail they were so dried out they would snap in half. there was no way to use them at all. It took several emails and three weeks to finally get a replacement sent. Not happy with halaleveryday at all. Would never order from them again.
GeorgianaShamrock, OK

Excellent Beans!

These beans arrived quickly and the quality was fantastic! The beans were moist and easy to use. The flavor was amazing and I will definately be ordering these beans again.
DenniseMansfield, SD

Luscious Vanilla

Oh! I got my beans, they are supple, fragrant and sweaty. I love them! They fulfill everything I ever wanted in a vanilla bean. I’m currently making my first batch of vanilla extract and plan to make some homemade vanilla icecream this weekend.

Fast shipping too! And, as an extra bonus, even the outside envelope smelled like vanilla! I couldn’t wait to open them and put them to use.

DeidraVernon, AZ

Excellent Madagascar Vanilla Beans

Fantastic PLUMP and MOIST Madagascar Vanilla Beans – Excellent price. I can get one tiny, dry one at the grocery store for 9-10.00 so this was a BARGAIN in my book. They are excellent for vanilla sugar or splenda since they are so moist. I love to use Vanilla Splenda in Coffee, Cheerios and Oatmeal. 10 of these excellent beans will last me for a long time. If you are looking for some great vanilla beans at a great price I highly recommend these.
10 Madagascar Vanilla Beans
ChiekoSwampscott, MA

Great beans at a great price

These vanilla beans were a great price. They arrived quickly and in an airtight sealed package. The beans were moist and fragrant, and I couldn’t be happier with my purchase.
CreolaCordova, AK