Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Grade B)

Grade B Madagascar Bourbon vanilla beans (also called extract beans) contain significantly less moisture and are less attractive. They are smaller and contain many imperfections (splits and cracks), unlike our premium Grade A beans. Don't worry though, because the flavor isn't in the appearance. These beans will work just fine in your homemade vanilla extract, but are not ideal for baking or cooking with.

Product Price Qty.
1 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Bean (Glass Vial of 1) - Grade B
3 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Glass Vial of 3) - Grade B
5 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Package of 5) - Grade B
10 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Package of 10) - Grade B
25 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Package of 25) - Grade B
1/2 LB Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Approximately 72-85 Beans) - Grade B
1 LB Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Approximately 143-161 Beans) - Grade B
2 LB Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Approximately 254-357 Beans) - Grade B
5 LB Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Approximately 655-861 Beans) - Grade B


Madagascar vanilla beans are processed using the "Bourbon" curing method. These vanilla beans are very distinct, with a flavor and aroma profile that make these beans the most popular and sought after vanilla variety.

**Please Note: When purchasing vanilla beans by weight, please be aware that you may not receive the exact number of beans you are expecting from our estimates. Like any agricultural product, our vanilla beans have the potential to vary in length & size from crop-to-crop. If you need to ensure that you receive an exact quantity of whole beans we recommend purchasing a specific quantity amount.**


Grade Grade B (Shorts/Cuts/Splits)
Cuisine No
Length 6-7 inches (16cm - 17.5cm)
Taste & Aroma No
Color Dark Brown
Moisture Content 15-25%
Country of Origin Madagascar
Flavor Profile creamy, smooth, full, rich, sweet
Dietary Gluten-Free
Country of Origin


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Customer Reviews

  1. 2nd order - both excellent

    by Debra Hjortland on Jul 23, 2014

    My beans are perfect for making extract. Extract from my last order lasted over a year, so it was time to order again. Looking forward to extract again!
  2. Beans

    by Arleen Fluhr on Jul 23, 2014

    Nice product and fast delivery.
  3. 5 Stars Across The Board

    by Joseph Pettinato on Jul 23, 2014

    What can I say: great price, great quality, and great service. If this keeps up I will be a repeat customer.
  4. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Grade B)

    by Ellen Gibson on Jul 23, 2014

    All products I have ordered from Beanilla have arrived very fast and always in perfect shape. The website has very helpful recipes. Thank you Beanilla!
  5. Grade B Extract Beans

    by Beverly Clement on Jul 21, 2014

    Excellent beans, easy to prepare for extraction. Heavy aroma and rapid extraction evident. Lots of flavor bang for the buck.
  6. Great buy! Fast Delivery!

    by Maria on Jul 20, 2014

    Beans received super fast and well packaged. Although these aren't as plump as Grade A they are perfect for homemade vanilla extract. I used 1 liter vodka and 18-20 beans and it turned out perfectly! When it's low I just add more vodka and half the amount of beans!
  7. Vanilla Extract

    by Patricia H Taylor on Jul 19, 2014

    This was my first order for Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla beans - I have had extract macerating for 2 weeks - It already smells delicious and strong. I used 6 beans to 8 oz of vodka. I plan on re-bottling it in December to use as Christmas gifts. Liked so well I already ordered more to use for more gifts.
  8. Satisified!

    by Terry Johnson on Jul 18, 2014

    Love this company! Items come fast!
  9. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans Grade B

    by Deirdre Fisher on Jul 18, 2014

    The smell and color of the beans was fantastic. The extract I made is all ready a deep beautiful amber color. I am very pleased with the beans and will purchase more from you in the future.
  10. Great beans, super fast delivery

    by David Luedtke on Jul 17, 2014

    I purchased these beans to make vanilla extract. I've had them soaking in diluted Everclear (100 proof) and in a separate brandy mix. They smell amazing and I can't wit to use them. I used some of the beans for cooking and making vanilla sugar and they worked very well and tasted amazing! Very high quality beans and I received them in just two days. All of my future bean purchases will be through Beanilla!
  11. Happy Customer

    by Elizabeth Soule on Jul 17, 2014

    Great value. I use these to make bourbon vanilla extract.
  12. Great Value, quick delivery

    by Mitchell Oliver on Jul 17, 2014

    I was very impressed with the packaging and quality of beans I received. This is hands-down one of the easiest and best e-commerce sites I have ever used, and the product lives up to the purchasing experience.
  13. Beans and Bottles

    by Stephanie Dunphy on Jul 17, 2014

    This is my favorite place to order beans and bottles. The beans are fresh and top quality and the bottles are packages super well. I tell everyone to shop here. I made homemade vanilla and gift it to my baking friends. Now they all wait for their vanilla and never buy store bought.

    by Marlyn Sylva on Jul 16, 2014

    Great product and would buy again.
  15. High quality.

    by Roger Fugere on Jul 16, 2014

    I actually haven't even opened the package yet but I'm sure they are the same, high quality product I have come to expect when I order from Beanilla................................rj
  16. Great value!

    by Barbara Blanchard on Jul 13, 2014

    Love doing business with Beanilla! Fast delivery. Product was better than I expected for Grade B beans. They were much better than the more expensive ones I had gotten from the local spice store. Can't wait til you get some of the Mexican Grade B Vanilla Beans in..........

    by Pam Kristiansen on Jul 10, 2014

  18. Excellent product!

    by Joyce Judd on Jul 10, 2014

    I love the Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans for making vanilla...
  19. Vanilla Extract

    by Amy Ray on Jul 10, 2014

    We are making extract with this vanilla bean. We chose to use bourbon in one batch and one in brandy per the recipe on this page. We are 3 weeks in and it smells amazing. I cant wait to try it!
  20. Homemade Vanilla

    by Mary Preston on Jul 10, 2014

    I started making homemade vanilla 3 years ago with your beans and wouldn't use another.
  21. Great Vanilla Beans!

    by Sherri Caputo on Jul 10, 2014

    Makes excellent vanilla extract. This is my second batch.
  22. vanilla beans

    by Robert Gibbs on Jul 9, 2014

    For grade B these are very nice beans. I'm very happy with my purchase and will be ordering again.
  23. Nice Beans!

    by Ma Cullen on Jul 9, 2014

    Shipped timely as stated. Quality good as expected.
  24. Vanilla Bean Order

    by Aura Cisneros-Gonzalez on Jul 9, 2014

    Product was what I expected, arrived on time, and would recommend to friends.
  25. Loved it

    by Vicki Sukoloski on Jul 5, 2014

    I can't wait to make my own vanilla and this was exactly what I needed to do it with.
  26. Order has been sent to the Philippines

    by Elizabeth Razon on Jul 4, 2014

    I have rceived my order and very happy to have it. Very excited to make my own vanilla extract. Will definitely order again. thanks!
  27. Vanilla Beans

    by Arlene Ford on Jul 3, 2014

    Package received quickly and I appreciate the free shipping. Waiting on my extract to cure.
  28. Nice beans

    by kimbrely townsend on Jun 30, 2014

    I'm happy with the quality of the beans. Your service is outstanding.
  29. Very nice vanilla beans

    by Annelise Judd on Jun 26, 2014

    I used these Grade B beans for vanilla extract and also for vanilla sugar. Fragrant, high quality vanilla beans!
  30. vanilla beans

    by Charlene Barker on Jun 26, 2014

    What a great price on Vanilla Beans and shipping was very fast.
  31. Madagascar Vanilla Beans

    by Tammy Matthews on Jun 22, 2014

    My order shipped quickly and the vanilla beans were just as described. I would recommend Beanilla to anyone needing vanilla beans. Thanks Beanilla!
  32. Just What I was Looking For

    by Sarah Kroeker on Jun 21, 2014

    Theses beans were just what I was looking for to make homemade vanilla extract. They came in the mail lightning fast. I will order again and recommend to my friends
  33. Pleased

    by Sharon Ebmeyer on Jun 19, 2014

    Well pleased with product and prompt shipping!
  34. Just as Promised & quick service

    by Susan Orchard on Jun 15, 2014

    I'm new to vanilla beans & I'm using them to make vanilla extract, so I don't have the results yet, but so far I am very pleased with what I got.
  35. Madagascar Vanilla Beans

    by Nettie Amendola on Jun 13, 2014

    Very happy & satisfied customer...thanks for a great product!
  36. Returning Customer

    by Jennifer Holzworth on Jun 13, 2014

    I previously ordered some Grade A beans and was so pleased with them I had to come back for extract beans. Looking forward to starting a big batch of extract for Christmas gifts!
  37. Cool Beans!

    by Laura Fairchild on Jun 12, 2014

    I was very satisfied with my vanilla beans. I'm using them to create my own vanilla extract and they were perfect.
  38. Just what I was looking for

    by Alma Dilworth on Jun 9, 2014

    Great beans, just what I needed to make extract.
  39. Great Buy!

    by Heather Dodge on Jun 9, 2014

    The grade B beans were much better than I expected. All the beans were as moist as the grade A ones I've used - nice and plump and easy to split and scrape! Great value!!
  40. Awesome Beans!

    by Maria Nishikawa on Jun 7, 2014

    This was my first order from Beanilla and I am definitely ordering from them next time. The quality was fantastic super fresh and plump and no split beans at all. I am really Happy with my purchase.
  41. Great Vanilla Beans for the Price

    by Denise Lariscy on Jun 6, 2014

    What a great package of vanilla beans! The beans were nice and long and relatively easy to split. Their shipping is super fast. Buy with confidence here!!
  42. Not sure what to expect

    by Pam Rosman on Jun 6, 2014

    I never bought vanilla beans before & didn't know where to get them. You were recommended by a friend and I'm very happy with my purchase.
  43. Vanilla Heaven

    by Marilyn Bertelsen on Jun 5, 2014

    I can't wait to make my own vanilla with these vanilla beans-great price and fast delivery
  44. Perfect Extract Beans

    by Erica Stern on Jun 5, 2014

    I bought two packages of 25 (50 beans total) Grade B Madagascar Vanilla Beans so I could make vanilla extract. The beans were perfect for vanilla extract, even though they are not as plump as the Grade A beans. I was able to make 15 bottles of extract. It would have been a better value to buy these beans that are sold by weight, but that option was sold out. Still, I was very happy with the quality of these beans and will only shop at Beanilla for vanilla beans.!
  45. Vanilla Beans

    by Helen Biczo on Jun 5, 2014

    Fast delivery to Canada, no duty!
  46. Smells good

    by Kay O'Brien on May 25, 2014

    It's hard to say anything about the quality yet, as I am making vanilla extract. It'll be two months before I taste it. But it smells good.
  47. Great product, amazing price AND free shipping

    by Ksenia Choate on May 21, 2014

    I won't be able to try the vanilla extract I am making for a while more, but the beans looked and smelled great, so I expect it to turn out as it should. This was my first purchase with Beanilla, and I am blown away that even at such low price the shipping was free.
  48. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Grade B)

    by Joyce Macke on May 19, 2014

  49. Beanilla is the BEST!

    by Beth Miller on May 19, 2014

    Best beans and best price! Beanilla is the only place I've been able to find affordable and great quality vanilla beans! I ordered the Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (Grade B) and they were still better than the expensive beans I've gotten from health food chains. I will never go anywhere else for my vanilla beans!
  50. Vanilla Grade B Purchase

    by Way Louie on May 17, 2014

    beans were fragrant and still pliable
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