kenwall17 (232) - new york, New York, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Dark pour with ample head. Heavy spice that is long and strong in my throat. A sipper for sure. bytemesis (8219) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours opaque black with a small brown head that slowly dissipates with some lacing. Aroma is quite pleasant sweet chocolate, coconut, roasted malts, and a touch of chili pepper. Flavor is about the same, medium sweet and a bit of citric bitterness. Chili peppers come through in the finish where they add a bit of burn. Medium body, silky mouthfeel. Not sure I would want a whole bomber of this, but it is certainly interesting. GT (10000) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 8, 2013
651mL from Bine&Vine. Pours deep, inky black with mahogany highlights. Quick tan head has nice formation but no retention or lace. Nose is very intense, at first it wasn’t even red Indian curry dish, it was literally crowded Indian bus full of body odor, but now I’m realizing a lot of the B.O. smell in India is actually curry derived if the curry addition was able to create this intense of a nose. Hard to score this nose on a stout body, but for the spice/herb/vegetable category, the curry nose is spot on. The taste is much more tolerable and easily enjoyable- coconut, semisweet chocolate, minimal lime, but a ton of cayenne pepper heat. Not for the faint of heart- this beer has very intense flavors and is certainly unique. I thoroughly enjoyed this. Yum. The only qualm is that under all the coconut and pepper you can still get some of the normal stout character and it is a tad ashy. Still, really good. beastiefan2k (3900) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Damn what an interesting beer or at least a novel beer. I have wanted to try this for a while and I so wanted to share this with the beer geeks back in KS but checked baggage costs are so high. Either way, pours like a regular stout and good god all mighty the nose hits you like an Indian rock. Damnnnnnn, someone get me a mango lassi to go along with this beer. Its strong and I like Indian food but I do not loooooveeee Indian food, so its a bit of a conundrum. Flavor is better, more subdued, get some stout and strong but not hella (as the kids say) strong curry. Heat, the heat between me and this beer. its not the pepper ale type heat, its a small but constant heat that comes in waves and burns the top of your intestines, I love it. Cool beer. Bottle is filter clean after the last pour. This one is with you in mind Eric. laiti (8373) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2013
65 cl bottle @ olio, enjoy by 01/02/2013
Jow (3896) - New York, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Aroma is rather intensive with spices – feels exactly like an indian shop or restaurant. Curry chicken and nothing else. Flavour has curry chicken and finishes with slightly burning chili and cayenne. Quite unique, looks like a stout but no signs of roastiness whatsoever. A liquid version of Indian curry chicken. Really slow beer, probably would take a two-hour Bollywood movie to finish the whole bottle.
Good lord what a crazy brew. I ordered not knowing what it was. It took me awhile before I figured out it was curry and the all I could think of was this Thai Green Curry dish I always order for take out. In fact if I get drunk and then by mistake spill whatever stout im drinking into my food and then instead of discarding slurp up juices then that is this beer. really interesting and fun, slick finish with heat hitting hard in after taste. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Pitch black - offwhite head. High malty, bitter malty, high spicy, coconut, toasted coconut, earthy, cumin, kaffir lime, herbal, spicy bitterness, lots of coconut, perfumed curry, dusty....a bit too much spice. ansalon (3790) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2013
Pours dark brown. Aroma is vanilla, coconut, lemongrass, honey, indian spices. Taste is vanilla, curry, honey, chili, lemongrass, resin, cardamom. Very weird, but balanced!
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I’m not picking up all the intricacies of the caynne pepper, cumin, toasted coconut, and kaffir lime leaf, but the curry is definitely front and center. Pyrmir (5966) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
Big bottle, big thanks Carl! Near black with tan head. Aroma very peculiar, curry, ginger, cardamom and various spice. Taste is similar, very spice driven, some chilies, roasted malt and bread. Unique beer