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RATINGS: 528   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
nerdboy19 (171) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 21, 2016
I really wanted some rice or a garlic naan when I was drinking this. Very spicy, tastly spicy beer. Full of cumin, curry, pepper. I could barely taste the stout, the spice was so overwhelming but it was satisfying. Taste is lots of spice, very spicy, curry, a little bit of stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pepinis (98) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 21, 2016
Realmente sorprendente y encuentras lo que promete. Buena selección de ingredientes que acaban combinando perfectamente. Tan rara como rica.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
TheArgoPirate (111) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Smells like a good Indian curry dish, which is generally good, but not for a beer. Taste is very heavy cumin and Indian spices. First sip was intriguing, but by sip number three I'd had enough. 5 more sips and I could not continue. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
chucklemation (1207) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2016
Pours a dark brown with a thin head that disappears. Aroma is curry, lots of cumin, and coconut. Flavor is lots of cumin, curry, spicy pepper, and subtle coconut. Leaves a burning sensation in the back of the throat. This is a novel idea, but I’m surprised by the high ratings. This drinks more like a curry than a beer, and I found it tough to finish my half a bomber. So did my wife. Oh well, I’m glad I tried it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ColovianTrader (464) - - JAN 8, 2016
I was not expecting that! Really strange flavors, but I’m kinda digging it. Curry, cumin, toasted grains, burnt malt and cinnamon somehow blend together nicely. Good texture and pleasant aftertaste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
Rating #1548 - 20.03.2015 - Birthday Brew Tour - On tap at Ballast Point. Pours a dark black with a burbly tan foam. Aroma is coconut curry.. Taste is quite smooth, decent roast note, mild coconut sweetness and the peppery curry and cayenne tinge lingers into the finish, but is not unpleasant. Predictably spicy and magically delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bulk_Carrier (3427) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - DEC 28, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2015 Treated as a Forein/Export stout, this was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a ruddy burnt brown to black color with a slim glazing of a white to off white head. Was it even there? Uh...barely. The smell took some spicy to briny/salty enriched coating over some super light roasty aroma. Coconut was there, but subtle yet still wasn’t there enough to balance as suggested. The taste enlivened the spice with the salt, it totally took my palatte to a new level of the rich "hot" feel on the tastebuds. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with an okay sessionability about it. Carbonation feels subtle enough as the harshness as I know as a Foreign/Export Stout, good ABV on this one. Overall, I’d say this works, its Ballast Point’s way of taking a Foreign/Export Stout and adding some subtle coconut and a lil’ bit of spice, uh... yes, I’d have this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (356) - Osaka, JAPAN - DEC 27, 2015
L: pours a dark brown with a thin light tan head. S: an incredible curry aroma, they nailed the spices and curry powder. T: first sip starts off wonderfully, just like a curry puff, then it builds and ends with almost throat burn. There’s a tonne of cayenne in there. I’m glad this was a shared bomber between 4, you don’t need much to get the flavour and it wears you down. F: very full for a 7% beer, it coats the mouth and roughens the throat. O: as an attempt at a curry beer, they absolutely nailed it. Is this a flavour profile I actually want in a beer? Hmm, maybe not, it was great to try but a bit of a chore.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1034) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2016 Aroma is curry, peppers, smells like an Arabic grocery store, a mild sweetness. Appearance is dark brown, light tan head, slightly thin. Taste is very curry forward, cinnamon, brown sugar, roasted malt, pepper heat. Mouthfeel is medium body and carbonation. Overall, a little off-putting but drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TattooJack (443) - Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2015
Poured from the bomber, jet black with quickly dissipating tan head. I like the coconut sweetness compared to malt sweetness stouts usually have, has a red pepper spiciness, & cumin dry grittiness. Interesting beer, wish it was the 9% variety.

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