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Indra Kunindra - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

708 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 708
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 19.19%
Wants: 36
Gots: 75 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 06-06-2011)
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1/5  rDev -73%

LakerLeith, Jun 12, 2014
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1/5  rDev -73%

pavpav12, Dec 01, 2012
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1/5  rDev -73%

J_Dub, Jun 01, 2014
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1/5  rDev -73%

KingdomBobcat, Aug 26, 2014
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1/5  rDev -73%

One of the few drain pours I've had. One taste and you will be asking yourself what in god's name was the brewmaster thinking?

DiverJon, Aug 25, 2014
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1/5  rDev -73%

ShameAndFailure, Oct 19, 2013
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1/5  rDev -73%

Brushkanna, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of Jeffo
1.28/5  rDev -65.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Doopie brought this one out on beer night a few weeks back. Alrighty then...

From a bomber into a snifter
Basically described as an Indian curry in beer form

APPEARANCE: A clear brown pour yields a one finger, thinner, foamy, light tan head with lousy retention. Head quickly fades to a full wisp. Clear bistre brown with higher levels of carbonation. A ring and slight wisp remain leaving no real lacing on the glass. Quite light, foamy and carbonated for the style.

SMELL: Nasty. I guess Indian curry is what they wanted, but why in the name of _____ would someone want that? Lots of curry and cumin all over the place. A bit of coconut and chocolate try to fight their way through, but it’s dominated by the Indian spices. Basically liquid curry.

TASTE: What the hell. Whoever thought of this should be fired immediately. Don’t waste any time and start firing. Awful. Lots of curry and cumin spices up front with harsh and hot finish dominated by heat and spices. The horror just doesn’t quit. Again, mass firings should be the only publicized result of this endeavor. This burns and burns hard. We should consider blaming this brew for various ill-advised decisions our world leaders have made and will make concerning the running and administration of our planet, as well as every disastrous consequences of a major military operation since WWI. Even with this, we’re letting Indra off easy.

PALATE: Slightly thinner body and medium levels of carbonation. Half creamy on the palate, goes down fine with a big burn and rake to the back of the throat at the swallow and finishes with piles of spicy heat. Hot and hot just lingers forever. Reminds me of hot curry madness.

OVERALL: *Shrugs shoulders* As if someone would ever do this on purpose. To be sure, I actually like Indian food and can appreciate a touch more heat than your average bear, but this is probably the most exact and accurate representation of “mistake” in physical form on the planet. I can picture the beards sitting around and debating whether they should release this beer or not… “Well, this sucks, but we need to sell it, and since the vast majority of our other beers are pretty awesome, enough people will give us the benefit of the doubt and buy a bottle so we can sell it all, then they’ll try it and hate it, but they won’t give up on us because of the other awesome stuff.” Well, okay, you’re right. You guys are great, but this… the only logical consequence from this is extreme firings. Extreme mass firings.

Jeffo, Nov 09, 2014
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1.33/5  rDev -64.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

As a fan of Russian Imperial Stouts I had to give this a try.
VERY strong on the curry...I am not a fan of curry.
This tasted like Gandi took a dump in an Old Rasputin.
Unless you really like Indian food and the spices used in it then stay away from this poison.

Aleman1966, Oct 21, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -59.5%

Indytruks138, Aug 19, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -59.5%

WritersBlock, Sep 17, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -59.5%

kristougher, Aug 10, 2013
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1.63/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

There aren’t many things I regret in this life, but tasting this beer is one of them. Too overpowering and the aftertaste stays with you FOR-EV-ER!!! Tried chasing it down with some high quality H2O, but no luck. F- grade beer. Let's never speak of this beer again.

alexbnieto, Jun 29, 2012
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1.75/5  rDev -52.7%

BeerNW, Mar 05, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -52.7%

Jeysun23, Jul 18, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -52.7%

Execution - 5.
Drink ability - 1.

Tastes like a curry in a glass but it's impossible to actually drink. Might be worth cooking with...

thegerm87, Sep 25, 2014
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1.84/5  rDev -50.3%

BcOneSeven, Oct 24, 2014
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

Chugs13, Nov 10, 2012
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

nitewing05, Jan 11, 2014
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

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2/5  rDev -45.9%

kell50, Feb 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

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2/5  rDev -45.9%

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Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 708 ratings.