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RATINGS: 370   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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%.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
poisoneddwarf (1742) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Rating from two days ago up the river. Bomber. Aroma consists of the exotic spices mentioned in the description with coconut the strongest, followed by cumin, curry and cayenne; not getting the lime. It also has the expected stout roastiness and a wet river rock character. Pours dark brown to black with a medium tan head with good retention. Flavor is like biting into a scrumptious Indian dish with all aroma descriptors firmly in place. Starts sweet and earthy before turning bitter, lightly tart (Kaffir lime?) and finishing with a moderate burn from the cayenne and some bitterness. Mouthfeel is creamy, finely carbonated, medium to full body. I love a nice experimental brew and this one succeeds. Very tasty.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
czar (4602) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
bottle shared by samg, thanks dude. pours very dark brown with a decent light beige head, some retention and lacing. intense aromatic cumin/caraway seeds, dry coffee, peppery cayenne and peppers, umami - rancid and rotten meat, almost cloying molasses, soil, dirt. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily and sticky, grassy-spicy and tingling cayenne finish. normally, i do not dislike cumin. disgusted.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Minderbinder (1952) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle 22oz. Pours dark brown with low beige head. Mahogany reflects. Aroma is of cumin, bugs, brown sugar, flowers, cherry bubblegum. Taste is of cumin, peppers (hot), some vanilla, slight bitterness. Palate: Light-medium body. Light carbonation. Overall: Not good at all. Fun to try, but really not an enjoyable brew for me.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mathieuc (1442) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a small white head that leaves light lacing. Nose is of an Indian spice shop, hot curry and all. Taste is incredibly spicy and hot, good thing that there is a nice lime flavor to it or else it would just be completely undrinkable. This is burning and I’m having a hard time imagining myself stomach more than the small glass that I have in front of me. I didn’t think it was horrible but just too spicy in summary. Carbonation was moderate, body as well. This isn’t a stout but still a fun experiment.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
tom10101 (3005) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle (22 oz). Shared by Sam, thanks! Dark brown with a small beige head and little lacing. Aroma is a burst of cumin and not much else here. Taste is also agressively dominated by cumin, but there’s a subdued presence of coconut and lime in the finish. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Spicy finish. It might be fun on paper to make a beer with similar ingredients than Indian food, but this one doesn’t pass the reality test (and I like Indian food). Gross and undrinkable.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sloshgator (453) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Ballast Point Indra Kunindra is great but not for the faint if heart. Curry like aromas dominate from this dark pour with the tight tan head. Lots of Indian spice dominates the flavor with a spicy kick. Spicy flavors linger so be forewarned. Really good if you like that type of food. Indra Kunindra is definitely an original.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3205) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 27, 2014
Tap at Young & Jackson’s. Probably one of the weirdest stouts I have ever had but i absolutely loved this. Smells exactly like a curry, all the right elements are there - coconut, lime, spice, coriander, meatiness, cumin. Crazy good. I drank a pint of this, so that means it must be tasty

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TXBadger (1477) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Reviewed from notes: at a large share, first time having this beer. Pours a dark oil like black with tan head. Notes of coconut, oyster, and curry on the nose; coconut and cumin on the palate, with some sweetness. Finishes with a little heat, weird, but not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (896) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Dark brown pour big dark tan head. Aroma of berries/lime, tumeric, black pepper, wood. Tastes woody, licorice, coconut. Flavors are a bit muted compared to the aroma. Watery palate with some sediment. Started strong, but doesn’t come through.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
78samh (161) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 25, 2014
Beer tasting at Gravity. Nice aroma of curry and spice. Lots of curry flavors. Descent burn in the back of the throat from the cayenne. Great stout! Very unique.


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