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RATINGS: 547   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   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%.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - DEC 21, 2015
Near black, dark brown pour with a three finger creamy to soapy tan head. Aroma is earthy curry spices, dull citrus, roast, a touch of floral coffee and some dry roasted nuts. Flavor is curry and big toasted coconut up front, smoky cumin, lime leaf, light nutty notes, a little grassiness, and light clove-like spice. Medium to heavy body, creamy entry, medium, somewhat (too) sharp carbonation and of dry, slightly slick finish. Really good, but extremely odd beer here.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
flatmatt (1466) - Northville, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2015
On tap at Ashley’s Ann Arbor. Very deep brown pour with an off-white head. Aroma is coconut, lime, green curry, roasty. Flavor of kaffir lime, general Thai green curry flavors, light but definite chili, and a light roastiness. I love this, but how much anyone else likes it will depend on how much they want to drink a Thai green curry (not the spicy kind) as a beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1034) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Aroma - this is a lexiconic showcase of deScriptors. There is cumin, curry, coriander, lime, some peppery spice (cayenne)?, and nutmeg. It’s India’s sacred spice cabinet. Appearance - black body, the head is big to start at about 2 1/2" and beige in color. The head settles to a small layer of foam. Not much in the way of lacing. Taste - wow that is really something else. Indian spices abound - curry, nutmeg, coriander, cumin, peppers, some lime. It truly captures that ethnic spice palate. Palate - the body is medium, the texture somewhat slick, the carbonation is lively, the finish is long with spice associated with a curry. Truly a one of a kind. To me this is really enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
probstblueribbon (3717) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2015
Bomber from Winooski Beverages, served cold, shared. Deep brown black with a thin mocha head. Intense curry spiciness, lime, a little roasted malt comes through. Medium+body with somewhat relaxed carbonation. Intense coriander, lime, a little more roasted malt compared to nose; off-dry with moderate bitterness, fairly intense pepper heat and a spiced, fairly malty finish. Very different. Tasty.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wombat23 (687) - Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2015 Shared 22 oz. bottle. Dark brown, tan head. Curry and cumin dominate the aroma, with some faint coconut notes as well. Taste: overpowering curry and cumin, some lime, a bit of coconut. Some malt is there but takes a backseat to everything else. Spicy cayenne finish that warms the tongue and throat. Interesting and unique, but for me, the flavors don’t work very well in combination with beer.

1.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
darbeer75 (517) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2015
Aroma: smells strongly of cumin and curry powder with a little maltiness underneath; cumin is delicious but not my favorite smell; Appearance: midnight black with pillowy tan head that dissipated quickly; no lacing; Taste: spice and booziness dominate to an extreme degree; burns your mouth and throat; entirely unpleasant. Palate: too distracted by the taste to notice. Overall: my first drain pour. Took a chance and regretted it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (1113) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 3, 2015
Draft sample at Hopcat GR - pours a dark brown with ruby hue . Noticeable spice and curry aroma . Slight spice note with a lingering heat after finish . Didn't detect much lime . Interesting . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (2059) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Spices rule! Curry and cayenne stand out for me. Dark brown color. A really unique brew!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3791) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 22, 2015
On Tap at Bitter Creek, Boise Black with dense lasting tan head. Peppery dark roast aromas and flavors. Quite a decent sizzle on the trailer. Mild blend of roastiness and coconut. Th cayenne and cumin hit you at the end. very interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 20, 2015
Where and how: on tap at Birch
Aroma: strong, even bold with plenty of Indian spice, yellow curry etc.
Appearance :
Top: small, tanned white cap.
Base: hazy brown
Palate : medium bodied.
Taste: frontal milk coconut followed by yellow curry spread on brown malt canvass. Not overly aggressive as I feared.
other notes quiet interesting.


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