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RATINGS: 344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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 Cellarís 46th Anniversary Homebrewers Competition. First batch at 9%, others at 7%.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SPDickerman (913) - Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Pours black with a small fading tan head. Smells strongly of the mentioned Indian spices: curry, cayenne, and cumin. Taste is spicy, coconut, line, and cayenne. Full-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Ballast Point Indra Kunindra finishes with a lingering cayenne heat.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WanderinCelt87 (155) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Can definitely taste the curry in it. Gives me a nice zing on my tongue. Would love to have this with some spicy food. Chocolate, caramel, toast, roasty, smoke

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bhightow01 (44) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2011
I love this beer! Everything comes together. The curry and coconut are a beautiful combination. The spice at the end is brilliant. Pair this with some Thai food and itís heaven.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAY 11, 2012
On tap at pony bar with James. This beer is phenomenal! Super unique... Roasty lactic stout, pine, hot curry cooled by those mint crumbs you see at Indian restaurants near the host counter. Love it.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Oh shit! Took a few sips but "oh what a feelin". Iím a true asshole of whom has forgotten the lad who gave me this elixir. Cold coffee and jalapenos man. Oooooahhh! I like this stout looking specimen simply because of itís color. But, BAMN!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
poisoneddwarf (1680) - 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.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jamuligan (11) - Jamul, California, USA - NOV 9, 2011
This beer gets more complex with every sip. Thereís a lot going on here! Smell is all at once roasty, sweet, tangy, & spicy. The taste is very unique. Curry right away, with coconut, lime, and spices. The cayenne and cumin really stick with you. Itís not unpleasant, just unusual. Served in a snifter, this beer really brings out the aroma. I canít wait to pick up another bottle and drink it with my favorite panang curry. Really a fantastically unique experience!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BHeart (72) - - JUL 22, 2012
Absolutely one of my favorite beers- huge toasted coconut aroma, smells spicy like the curry. Favor is complex, evolving, deep, through the roof intense- spicy! All the complexity of curry, coconut, spicy that moves down the throat- the warmer it gets the more it opens up. Top top notch. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
EithCubes (4705) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle enjoy by 01/11/13, so weíll say itís "mature." First whiff of nose is of something Iíve never smelled in a beer, curry, clear as day, with cumin, both set nicely again clear caramel and hops! Pours deep brown-black with a noisy and quickly-dissolved light brown head, kinda ugly. Taste has more of the same, medium-strong but long-lasting heat (much less than last nightís ghost pepper beer from Twisted Pine!) with vibrant coconut, light cocoa powder, creeping and brightly fresh lime, roast malt, toast, and subtle caramel/chocolate. The coriander pops almost as much as the chili/coconut milk. Body between medium and full, not really any alcohol, limited carbonation. Wouldnít have thought curry or cumin could have contributed pleasantly to a beer, but theyíre excellent here, in good balance with the stouty and hoppy elements, and very drinkable. No use saving this for cooking, itís a meal in itself! Incredible that they pulled this off.

Nose adjusted up from a 7 to a 10 because Overall doesnít go up to 23.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopMasterFlex (108) - Carlsbad, California, USA - OCT 8, 2011
I sit down for a beer and am welcomed to an Indian dinner. I love Indian food and I have to say I love drinking it too. Smells like coconut curry spice. Nice rich flavors along side the Indian spices. Alex you are th wizard of export stouts and I wish you the best at ballast point!!


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