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Indra Kunindra - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

618 Ratings
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Ratings: 618
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 18.23%
Wants: 33
Gots: 63 | 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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Kansas

3/5  rDev -19.6%

03-01-2014 05:45:47 | More by JSchock7
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-01-2014 05:04:35 | More by Gagnonsux
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-28-2014 03:47:03 | More by Zonian1
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California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

02-25-2014 05:12:17 | More by BryanCDM
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magnusdave

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

02-23-2014 19:41:01 | More by magnusdave
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New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-23-2014 18:13:23 | More by beerman999999
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-23-2014 03:00:43 | More by Can_has_beer
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MattPfeifer

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

02-22-2014 23:31:28 | More by MattPfeifer
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Beermasterjarrett

California

2.95/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 into pint drank right before best after 5/13' reviewed from memory

Looks good, like all the stout beers I've had from B.P. Good head from an aggressive poor, burnt red on the rim.

Whoo!! In my face spice and cocoanut, really fun curry and lime brings a whole exotic flavor profile. I'm really diggn this.

Damn. This is pretty nice until my throat catches fire.

Good carb. Slick and creamy. With a little too much heat, IMO.

I really enjoy all the dark offerings I've had the pleasure to enjoy from Ballast, this one not so much. I think I'm just not a spicy/hot beer fan. Atleast not yet.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2014 06:42:24 | More by Beermasterjarrett
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mscudder

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

02-22-2014 06:29:07 | More by mscudder
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GoGators

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-21-2014 17:56:56 | More by GoGators
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

02-21-2014 03:41:19 | More by dmorgan310
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EchoParker

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

02-18-2014 22:10:52 | More by EchoParker
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DaniDoesDryHops

New Jersey

3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours almost pitch black, with cola colored head, almost non existent/low carb smoothness.

S: Instantly, curry. Upon further inspection, definitely cumin, coconut, and hint of the kaffir..but curry is the dominant note. I couldn't smell the chocolate.

T: Taste is way more balanced. I was expecting a wash of curry, instead got a spicy, even flavor with hints of curry. The dominant taste was definitely the chili powder, followed by the curry, and once it warms up a bit...almost overly sweet coconut. The chocolate doesnt hit until the very end, and I prefer the end notes to the initial sip.

M: Light bodied, but seems to almost thicken to a medium or heavy feel as it warms. Strange. The chili was just enough kick and actually had me sweating a bit, but was a pleasant warmth, not at all uncomfortable or sinus clearing.

O: The was definitely a surprise, a pleasant one. Keep an open mind...and dont watch reviews...I was TERRIFIED before cracking it. I would definitely buy/drink this again, and would especially if I found it on tap. Would have prefered less coconut sweetness, but it isnt offensive. Of all notes, I was surprised that I LOVED the chili kick (generally not a spicy/hot fan)Keep in mind this is a sipping beer, and not at all sessionable. I wouldve prefered it in a regular 12oz, as the bomber was too much between the boyf and I. Couldnt finish it.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2014 00:11:24 | More by DaniDoesDryHops
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aquazr1

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-16-2014 19:54:47 | More by aquazr1
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MichialTanner1

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.6%

02-15-2014 16:24:01 | More by MichialTanner1
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kell50

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -46.4%

02-15-2014 04:46:05 | More by kell50
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John_M

Oregon

4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Bier Stein.

The beer pours a fairly dark brown color with good head retention and lacing. The nose is attractive as well, as I pick up chocolate, brown sugar, vanilla and a hint of spice. The flavor profile replicates the nose pretty closely, but I was completely surprised my the amount of heat in the finish. While I think it's kind of fun, the chili heat is almost too much for me (and I tend to like hot and spicey food), and so it's pretty hard to imagine ever drinking a whole lot of this. Mouthfeel is fairly full, but not at all heavy, with a long, heat infused finish.

An interesting beer, for sure, but again, it's hard to imagine ever drinking a whole lot o this stuff.

Serving type: on-tap

02-14-2014 17:15:55 | More by John_M
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Bloodbuzz99

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -33%

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Stinger80OH

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

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Lanstrum

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-11-2014 02:47:10 | More by Lanstrum
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jkeefe1800

Massachusetts

3.38/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I'll start off by stating that this Ballast Point does exactly what they intended to do with this beer, whether or not that is a good thing is certainly up to some debate. I purchased the bottle on a whim and didn't drink for probably a good month. I poured the bottle into a tulip glass and let it sit for about ten minutes to let it warm up slightly and hopefully open up all of the flavors that made it into the bottle. The smell tells me what I'm about to taste, but not in a way that was very appetizing. It smelled alot like walking into a Indian restaurant lots of curry and spices, a little bit of sweetness, not really how i want my beer to smell. Taste was better the curry, cumin, coconut, and the lime all came through. The best part of the flavors were the balance they complemented each other just like a great food dish. The saving grace was the cayenne though, the heat was just strong enough to take the beer to another level and given some depth. After awhile though as well constructed as it was the novelty wore off and i found myself not wanting to finish it. Overall excellent execution and worth a try but at the end of the day a beer that tastes very much like an Indian dish isn't one I'm going to keep coming back to.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 03:37:53 | More by jkeefe1800
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-10-2014 03:32:40 | More by thatoneguymike
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Keith_R

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-09-2014 00:43:51 | More by Keith_R
Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point Brewing Company
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