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INVITATION ONLY: Yellow Bourbon | 100% Ka'u Coffee


Tasting notes: juicy pineapple, fragrant rose, sandalwood, white grape, cucumber, raw almond. Powerful, vibrant, sparkling sweetness.

 medium-light or medium dark
Origin: Ka'u coffee, hand-harvested.


With abundant sweetness, intense aromatics, and sparkling tropical fruit flavors, Yellow Bourbon is as lush and elegant as it is rare to find in Hawaii. And despite its name, Yellow Bourbon (pronounced 'boar-bone') has nothing to do with the adult beverage.

This crop is the first harvest from young Yellow Bourbon coffee trees, produced by the same farmer of our amazing 94 pt Ka'u Maragogipe.

The Bourbon coffee variety tends to have pronounced fruit flavors and abundant sweetness. As such, it does very well in competitions. Case in point, it was our Puna Pink Bourbon which won Grand Champion in the state of Hawaii.


Orders are roasted Sunday-Thursday and shipped Monday-Friday. Roast dates are applied to your order.
  • U.S.P.S. Flat Rate is $5 and arrives within 5- 10 business days.
  • FedEx 2Day delivery is free on orders over $49. Upgraded priority shipping may be purchased at the time of checkout.
We cannot ship Fedex packages on Saturdays nor offer Saturday delivery.


Because Espresso Bites are made without stabilizers or preservatives, they may bloom or melt when shipping temperatures exceed 80 F. If this is a concern in your location please select FedEx shipping.

If you notice a white color to your bar, it's perfectly safe to eat. This happens when the cocoa butter softens and migrates to the surface. It happens more often when shipping in warm weather. Learn more about blooming.

Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when shipped via FedEx are eligible for a full refund or credit.

Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when the buyer elects Free Shipping or standard USPS are eligible for a credit.

If your order is incorrect or damaged in any way, please email us at with your order number within 7 days of receiving your order.


International shipping is available to most locations. Rates will be visible at checkout, and may include customs duties and taxes.


We stand behind the quality of all our coffees and want nothing more than for you to love them.

Please consider your preferences and ensure the coffee(s) you order align with those preferences. For example, if you love dark roasts, we strongly advise you only order dark roasts.

If you're dissatisfied with any of our coffees, please reach out to us at within 7 days of receipt and we'll do our best to find the right coffee for you. Please note that we do not provide refunds or returns for perishable products.

If your coffees arrive damaged, please send a photo of the box in the condition you received it within 7 days to We'll send a replacement.

If you receive the wrong items, please contact us within 7 days of receipt and we'll gladly provide a replacement or credit. We may request you mail it back for inspection and assessment.


We offer a 5% discount on auto-renew products. In order to be eligible for the discount, we require two shipments. You may swap to a second product if you are not satisfied with the first. This policy is to deter individuals from purchasing a subscription for a single shipment solely for discounts.


All merchandise and non-perishable, non-coffee items may be returned or exchanged within 14 days of receipt. Please reach out to us at and our team will be happy to facilitate. To be eligible for a full refund, items must be in original packaging and in new condition. Please include your full name and order number with the return.

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.

Please note: Only regular priced items may be refunded. Sale items cannot be refunded.

Roasted coffees are not eligible for refund. If you choose not to


Big Island Coffee Roasters, PO BOX 400, Mountain View, HI 96771

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Hands down the best coffee I've ever had

I've traveled the world and I love my coffee. Can't do without it. I'm so picky about my coffee I drag bags of it around with me wherever I travel. I'm not kidding when I say this is the best coffee I've ever had. The aroma is ridiculously good and the flavor is so perfect adding cream or sweetener would be a sin.

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  • How did you brew this coffee? Pour over
  • What's your preferred roast level? LightMediumMedium DarkDarkI Like It All

The "Go-to" Coffee

One of the best coffees I've ever had, that I can drink on a daily basis. This Kona coffee is my everyday morning cup of greatness! Simply put these peaberries tastes brighter, juicier, and sweeter than all the rest!

Toivo B.
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Kona Peaberry review

We’re been drinking peaberry for over 12 years, this is the first 5lb batch we ordered from Big Island. We will be a returning customer it was really sad leaving our previous supplier but they stopped selling peaberry and their coffee went down hill. Thank you for your quality and taste I truly hope you keep up the incredible hard work and great tasting coffee.

Kim E.

I love your coffee

I love your coffee (Kona peaberry in particular) and am very happy with the price. I'm brewed a pot today!

Michael G.
  • How did you brew this coffee? French Press

The best coffee on the planet

I look forward to getting up every morning so I can drink this coffee. Smooth, low acidity and an incredible flavor spectrum!

Robert C.
United States United States
  • How did you brew this coffee? single serve drip brewer

First time buyer

First purchase from Big Island Roasters. After my first cup I thought the coffee was pretty good. One of the better Kona coffees I've purchased. The second cup was better and now the more I drink it, the more I love it. It's smooth, sweet, no bitterness and smells amazing. Will absolutely purchase again and look forward to trying other coffees from Big Island.

Eric R.
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  • How did you brew this coffee? Espresso machine/ pour over

Amazing coffee

Very pleased, the peaberry has an amazing flavor and aroma.

Mike C.
United States United States
  • How did you brew this coffee? Pour over

Kona Peaberry

100% pleased. We enjoy all Hawaiian coffees but this one is our favorite. Mild and full of flavor.

Joe B.
United States United States
  • How did you brew this coffee? We take 30sec to bloom the coffee then slowly brew at 105 deg


Kona Peaberry extremely pleased if you really take the time you can taste each flavor wonderful coffee. We have been drinking Kona Peaberry for over 10 years 2 years ago we sadly had to change roasters because he stoped selling Peaberry, we tried a couple different roasters and was not impressed I will not mention what roasters but we are great full our old roaster suggested Big island roasters we are very pleased love the coffee

Kim E.
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  • How did you brew this coffee? French Press ONLY


VERY pleased with the Peaberry Medium Roast. Wish it was a light roast but beggers can't be choosers. Will definitely be ordering again - (5LB bag)

Jacob G.
United States United States
  • How did you brew this coffee? Technicolor Moccamaster

Good coffee, but

Good coffee but too expensive

dennis s.
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I love your coffee. Next batch I will try the darker roast as I normally use it in espresso.

Reed S.
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  • How did you brew this coffee? Drip
  • What's your preferred roast level? LightMediumMedium DarkDarkI Like It All

Great coffees

Freshly roasted, tastes great!!

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See those bubbles? When your coffee blooms with bubbles it’s a sign that it’s been recently roasted. The fresher the coffee, the more intensity you’ll get because great flavors and aromas fade over time.

☛ Our coffees are roasted-to-order each week, then packaged and shipped immediately, and arrive with the roast dates stamped on the bag.