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RATINGS: 377   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%.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4559) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Bottle. Deep dark brown pour, thin tan head. Wow this beer is interesting, and the flavors actually come together rather well. Curry, lime, coconut, sweet chocolate, cumin, and a small amount of the dark malts noticeable. Very spicy, but like an Indian meal in the glass. Each flavor is distinct.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 7, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown beer with a tan head. Curry and cumin aroma with earth, light malt, and backing cayenne. Curry and cumin flavor with malt and light toffee. Mediumb odied. Cumin and curry lingers with cayenne and caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Dark brown, red edges, tan cover. Lots and lots of coconut, potpourri aroma. Taste is lightly spicy, coconut, some light leaf. Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3095) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2012
650 ml bottle
An excellent West Coast hop bomb this is just the sort of release to keep one inspired to keep searching out new beers. It is always nice to take a break from chasing whales to sample some more accessible regional releases - especially when it comes from Santa. I think I may have to acquire a couple more Ballast Point offerings once the cellar thins out.

Aroma / Appearance - Inky fluid and black this is what a stout should look like. A dirty beige head is on the mark; looking like a piece of pie crust it provides a good contrast. Black licorice, malt, and woody hops effortlessly mix into a pleasing aroma.

Flavor / Palate - Black coffee, wood polish, and carbonation sparkle in sip after sip. A moist bitter aftertaste rubs on the back of the throat. Not too abrasive, it invites more reflection until the spiciness takes over. A rather strange creature it is nonetheless one that I wouldn’t mind trying again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 13, 2012
Kreiger, come smell this... Big black with a big head tan lacing... looks nice, loads of curry coconut in the aroma, big aroma, spicy... nice flavor if i had some shrimp and rice... light lime, big flavor, oh the curry, grows on you, spicy, but still weird... try it, like it, hate it, its worth a try... medium bodied, dry finish... "that’s not a dress?!?!?"

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - MAR 9, 2012
Dark reddish black hue good head formation. Well spiced aroma, coconut particularly noticeable. Dryish chocolate palate with moderate alcohol warmth and coconut and spice providing some sweetness. Coconut is what really stands out along with some lime and a mild blend of chutney. Definitely different.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattH (654) - California, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Tap. Dark brown pour. Aroma is a ton of coconut. Taste is coconut and curry. Aftertaste is spicy cayenne pepper. This beer would make a good marinade.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dalekliz (882) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, cumin, and lime. Taste is spicy and roasty, of toasted malt, wood, cumin, lime and ending with a bit of coconut and cayenne. Lingering hint of spiciness with roasted malt and coconut. Very weird beer, but the taste works.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle shared by a friend at the Smuttynose tasting at Ale Wine & Spirits on 4/27/12. Clear reddish brown pour with a thin tan head. Herbal aroma of mostly sage along with some roast. So strong on the herbal character I’m not picking up much else from the nose, except for lime as it warmed up. Chocolate flavor up front giving way to crisp lime and sweet coconut. Then the herbal/spicy character comes through before a warm cayenne finish. Bizarre brew, but not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty spicy indian curry and cumin aroma. Roasted malty chocolate vanilla spicy flavor with hints of cumin and curry. Has a roasted malty chocolate and spicy curry finish.


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