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RATINGS: 343   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 Cellar’s 46th Anniversary Homebrewers Competition. First batch at 9%, others at 7%.


4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
radagast83 (4409) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 12, 2011
Split a 22oz bottle 3 ways. Poured a dark brown color with a medium-tan head. Aroma was Kaffir lime, coconut, curry, spices. This one was SO enjoyable I can’t freaking believe it. Aroma was like walking into a Thai restaurant and ordering the green and red curry dishes at the same time. The aroma was a wonderful, pungent one that made me really hesitant for what was coming next - could the flavor be any good?

Well damn, the flavor wasn’t quite as good as the aroma, but it was damn close - similar notes hit my tongue, startling me - this was great.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DiarmaidBHK (3347) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Bottle from Brusin’ Ales. Pours black with a half inch of khaki foam. Big coconut and lime notes on the nose. The coconut and lime notes complement the malty notes on the tongue. Finishes with heat and flavor of the cayenne. The heat builds up if you drink it too quickly. It’s like an Indian restaurant in a beer. Fantastic!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Thanks for this beer Sev! Pours a very dark brown colour with a lacy tan head. Amazing laksa curry aroma with coconut, lime, ginger, nutmeg and cayenne pepper characters. Lovely balance between curry spices and chocolate malt. Mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Fantastic!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu (826) - Florida, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Pours a nearly black and opaque with a dark khaki head. Banana, cocoa, coconut, and some unfamiliar spice on the nose. Mouthfeel is thick, chewy, and smooth. Coconut, cardamom, ginger, and clove. My goodness, this is so magnificent and unique. I took one of these home.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sloshgator (398) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gorditoabd (622) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Bomber from the home brew mart. Pours dark black with ample brown sugar foam. Aroma is sweet cinnamon and cayenne spice, with a touch of something like chai. Initial taste is all spicy, followed by cocoa, chai, pepper, curry, and cayenne. This brew is mind-blowingly complex. Truly a work of artistry. Finish has lote of pepper and heat. Really a great, unique beer. Top shelf, all the way. Only possible knock is a slightly thin body, but that is more than made up for by the rest of the brew.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dukeredhair (242) - California, USA - SEP 23, 2012
This is an experience. Pours velvet black minimal head, aroma of coconut, line roast stout. taste is aroma with a HUGE heat curry back end that literally burns your esophgas in the best way. Palate is thick and hot. overall this is a great winter beer too bad I had it at better weather fest where it was 110 in a sweaty wharehouse.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Bomber pours black with a tan head. Aromas of cyanne curry some cumin grassy hops chocolate nib and some cocoa and coffee. Flavor is very layered bitter and spicy lots of cyanne up front. Body is full and finish leaves spicy pepper behind

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BenH (2140) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Bottle. Black with little ring of head. The aroma is spectacular, more along the lines of a thai or malasian curry than indian, a perfect balance of spices, nasi goreng, lemon grass, lime, ginger and the coconut ties the whole thing together. Taste of lemon grass, lime and coconut, slightly roasty. Seems ever so slightly thin and quite spicy, cuts the back of the throat. Very well executed and completely unique

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopman1 (30) - apple valley, California, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Awesome!!! This brew is something way out of the spectrum of beers for me, I have never tasted a beer so original distinct and totally creative. In this beer there is so much going on my taste buds are going crazy. I will make this clear “You must like Indian spices". This brew is dark root beer brown with no head or foam once poured. Looking at the bottom of my glass yellow sediment gathered at the base, looks like gold dust. The nose is amazing notes of pepper, black cardamom, red pepper, cumin, Indian bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, Ginger. The Flavor of India in a glass truly amazing.


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