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RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Brewed with madras curry, caynne pepper, cumin, toasted coconut, and kaffir lime leaf, Indra Kunindra is a 9% ABV stout brewed in collaboration with homebrewer Alex Tweet. It was brewed for Holiday Wine Cellar’s 46th Anniversary Homebrewers Competition. First batch at 9%, others at 7%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EricTeusink (704) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 12, 2013
NYC Trip Beer #5. This brew has the most original flavor of anything I have ever tried. It is a curry and coconut explosion. It pours pitch black with a tan head. It left my throat burning. In a good way. I would love to bring this beer to a tasting with some other beer afficianados just to hear their thoughts. Wish I had found some to bring home. Draft - Pony Bar - New York, NY

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewBoxer (2332) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Draft at the beer authority NYC. Don't know why the waitress warned me. This is flavorful and sweet with coconut and cinnamon. Great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2986) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Crazy beer with a lot going on. Nice aroma of lime, licorice, pepper, coconut. The appearance is jt black, thin cream colored head. The flavor is very hot pepper, coconut, lime. Sweet, but one hell of a spicy pepper bite. The finish is 100% burning pepper, like eating Indian food. Medium/thick in body, creamy mouthfeel. Interesting beer. A bit too much cayenne to be fully enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13032) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2013
Bottle shared at Bruce’s 30th Birthday Bash - CBC Clerkenwell, London. I brought this beer along - I contributed something! Pours dark brown with a moderate, tan foam head. Nose of perfume and cumin. Medium sweet flavor, more perfume notes, some capsicum, chili and lime, along with a bit of cocoa. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Some heat in there. Spicy finish, with coriander, chili, lime. It’s an odd beer on paper but overall it works quite well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BINGEBOT (240) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2013
The perfect blend of Indian style spices. The nose is exactly what you’d expect from walking into the finest Indian restaurant. Looks dark, black, minimal head. Taste is pure spice. Intense. Coconut milk, cumin, lime, curry, and a hint of cayenne. Mouth feel is heavy, thick, and smooth. Not the most refreshing beer, but certainly a drinking experience - especially if you like Indian food.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tednj (6) - New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2013 does not count
Very spicy. Not recommended with food of any kind. One of the most unique beers I've ever had. Great beer but the spice is too overpowering for me to enjoy on a regular basis. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekoerper (591) - Iowa, USA - APR 22, 2013
Aroma: lots of spices, curry and pepper dominate, with notes of cumin coming through as well. Roast malts and some coffee emerge from behind the spices as well, also some caramel and sweet dark sugar notes. Appearance: pours black with a tan head, retention is average. Taste: the spices and heat really take center stage for me - lots of curry and cumin. Layers of chocolate and malt sweetness help bring some balance to the beer, though this is definitely skewed towards the non-traditional ingredients. Though the spices are heavy-hitting, I still found myself rather enjoying this beer. Finish is peppery heat and a bit of chocolate, alcohol is well hidden. Palate: medium-full body, medium carbonation. Overall: really interesting, there’s almost too much going on, but somehow it seems to work.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
aplus01 (71) - North Carolina, USA - APR 20, 2013
Aroma is coconut, cumin, and lime. Taste is more coconut and cayenne pepper with a hint of lime in the finish. More effervescent and thin than anticipated. An odd conglomeration of flavors but it delivers on the advertised indian flavor. Worth a taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbastard (754) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 13, 2013
Pours Black from a 22oz bottle, with no lasting head. Cumin nose with many unknown aromas. The cumin flavors jump out with lots of other tastes. The pepper burn and many more more senstions last into the finish. Overall this is too, much. Doesn’t work for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
WorldyChurl (2) - La Jolla, California, USA - APR 2, 2013 does not count
This tastes like some curry sauce I would have made before I knew how to cook (too much cumin, man!) or if one used a glass of ok black lager to rinse off salty indian snack treats. If your girlfriend likes her Chandonnay filtered through oak sawdust, you might love this bizarre concoction, though. The only reason that this rating isn’t lower is that I’m pretty sure the normally reliable Ballast point won’t give me a headache.

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