1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Indra Kunindra - Ballast Point Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Indra KunindraIndra Kunindra

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

683 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 683
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 18.87%
Wants: 37
Gots: 73 | FT: 7
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 683 | Reviews: 162 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of NickyDee21
4/5  rDev +7.8%

NickyDee21, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of BeersAndBears
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

BeersAndBears, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of jtierney89
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very very deep brown near black, two fingers of of tan head. Tons of curry on the nose with faint notes of chili lime and coconut.

Starts like your typical stout with sweet roasted barley malts. Vanilla and chocolate and light roast coffee. Bright citrus acidity explodes on the mid palate followed by a nice coconut flavor. The beer finishes with a big curry presence and a nice heat that lingers in the throat and on the lips.

Somehow this beer works well. It does focus more on the specialty ingredients than the beer flavors themselves but there's enough there to remind you it's a beer. The curry on the nose is overwhelming and can take a bit from the flavor if you get to big of a whiff so I suggest drinking out of a pint or something.curry can be a little overwhelming at times. But a pretty complex beer with waves of cool flavor.

jtierney89, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of Boston_Steve
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Boston_Steve, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of BeerSnobDougie
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

BeerSnobDougie, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

FUwolfpacker, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of jeff1973
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

jeff1973, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of chinchill
4.08/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Fine looking stout with an extraordinary aroma.
Aroma: lime curry and dark bread; hint of coconut. enticing
Flavor: Wow!  spicy curry with a fine stout, all packaged in a bottle. Weird but fun and easy to drink, although I shared the 22 oz bottle so wonder if this would become less fun after, say a full pint.
Medium body is nicely smooth but a bit thin.

chinchill, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of 2GOOFY
4/5  rDev +7.8%

2GOOFY, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of pisano
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

pisano, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of JacobGumina
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

JacobGumina, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of lokieman
4/5  rDev +7.8%

lokieman, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of sendbeer
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

sendbeer, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of Skunkdrool
4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

Skunkdrool, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of 111213forlife
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

111213forlife, Sep 24, 2013
Photo of carlitos92
4.14/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My first full review, so give me a break already. :P

Bomber opened on 9/20/2013 and served in a St. Arnold's pint glass.

Appearance is dark and opaque, but not very viscous. Light khaki head, less than a finger, that dissipates quickly.

Aroma is not as strong as I'd heard it might be. Not much giving away the unbridled spicefest within.

Taste is quite complex, running in phases like some kind of magical Willy Wonka candy. The spiciness catches you by surprise, then burns, along with lime, and then... coconut? VERY interesting. Best execution of coconut in a beer that I've had. Not subtle, but not displeasurable, either.

Mouthfeel is a little thin (but then again, I seek out things like Oatmeal Yeti, which you need a fork to drink). Alcohol is there and will bruise you harder than you would think for 7.00% ABV, but is well-hidden by the chile.

Overall, I liked this a lot more than I thought I would, and would get it again just to foster this kind of freakiness among brewers. Not scary or off-putting at all. I think it would go quite well with sushi or Chinese takeaway.

carlitos92, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of WritersBlock
1.5/5  rDev -59.6%

WritersBlock, Sep 17, 2013
Photo of TommyLiam
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

TommyLiam, Sep 17, 2013
Photo of DerekMorgan
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

DerekMorgan, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of cwc
2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

cwc, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of Jgrody
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Jgrody, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of HodgiiBoyMarkyMark
5/5  rDev +34.8%

HodgiiBoyMarkyMark, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of Fuzzycranium
4.16/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

wonderful to find this one hidden in the cooler. Appearance is opaque with minimal head. Aroma definately has curry and coconut. Decent lacing. Taste on the front is is slightly roasted moving quickly into cumin, curry with a very warming affect. Overall I am very impressed and look forward to drinking more in the winter.

Fuzzycranium, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of JamLand
3/5  rDev -19.1%

JamLand, Sep 15, 2013
Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 683 ratings.