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Bali Organic Blue Moon


Starting at $7.75 / lb
As low as $6.25 / lb


Bali Blue Moon has been a well known secret among home roasters. It is a coffee growing region that has been heavily regulated by government, which may seem like a bad thing, but it means that both the quality of the stock used and the handling and processing are excellent. So what does all this give you?

A coffee that is smooth and somewhat syrupy in the mouth. It has an anise flavor which adds spice to the dark chocolate and vanilla bean flavors. It is a tad sweet and very complex. All of this mean that it has gone beyond previous comparisons with Kona. It has a wonderful sensation that may vary a little with different roasts to include citrus notes, since these trees are often shaded with orange and tangerine trees.

Coffee Bean Matrix Attributes

  • Brightness:4
  • Body:5
  • Aroma:3
  • Complexity:5
  • Balance:4
  • Sweetness:6
  • Spicy:medium bean
  • Chocolaty:heavy bean
  • Nutty:-
  • Buttery:-
  • Fruity:light bean
  • Flowery:light bean
  • Winey:-
  • Earthy:-
  • Altitude (meters)1,500
  • ProcessWet Hulled
  • Organic CertifiedYes
  • Fair Trade CertifiedNo
  • RegionBali North
  • VarietyBlue Bourbon
  • HarvestApril - June
  • DryingPatio dried

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by on January 30, 2015

It has changed quite a bit since the last time I ordered it. It tastes kind of like a weak tea.

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by on April 13, 2018

This is one of my favorite variety of coffee and this particular bean is very good. Roasted to full city (dark for some) I just love the balance of acidicidty and sweetness with a earthy chocolate finish.

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by on August 16, 2009

I didn't believe the reviews, but figured I'd give the Bali a try. WOW! I bought 2 pounds a couple of weeks ago, but I really like this coffee, so I bought 5 more pounds today. I like it just past the 2nd crack and with two days of rest. Oh, and it's fantastic when mixed 3:1 with Ferdelance Espresso Blend. WOW again.

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by on April 13, 2018

this coffee has exceeded my expectations. Love it. I just hope it is still available when I exhaust my supply.

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by on March 31, 2018

This one is a family favorite, makes a nice rich cup of coffee. Much better than the Sumatrans we’ve roasted. We always add this to our orders

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by on March 10, 2018

This is our household go to coffee While I enjoy a good Kona I don’t enjoy the price, so I run to Bali blue moon when ever it is in stock usually buying 10-20 lbs to make sure I have enough! Great flavor and aroma

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by on March 20, 2009

One of the best coffees I have ordered from CBC! The berry undertones are not undertones in my opinion...they are very prominent. Very Sumantran! Heady aroma too!. I am going to try to mix this into a good columbian and see how that goes. The wife however likes it just as it is. I highly reccommend this one.

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by on February 23, 2009

This is a very unique coffee. It has some of that Sumatran flavor but it does not overwhelm it. The beans themselves are smallish and dark - not sure if it is dry processed. It absolutely has nice berry hints in it as the previous reviewer said which might indicate dry processing. And if you like a full bodied chocolaty coffee you will like this. Bottom line is if you are looking for something different this fits the bill.

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by on November 25, 2008

Follow the roasting notes in the description and you can't go wrong with this coffee. At home and at work, everyone I have shared this coffee with has raved about it. I roasted it light and it was smooth and tasty, almost like candy. I thought I tasted a hint of berry in there too. Great stuff!

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by on June 20, 2010

This bean roasts GREAT in a wok, or skillet! It has HUGE body and hits the sides of your toungue in a ristretto like a BOMB! I imagine bare-breasted women, picking these luscious beans by moonlight! I ACTUALLY bought these Blue Moon beans from another supplier (sacrelige?) BUT ... I should have checked here FIRST! The Guatemalan I replaced it with just doesn't compare! TRY this bean ... you'll like it!

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