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Indra Kunindra - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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691 Ratings
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Ratings: 691
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 18.6%
Wants: 37
Gots: 73 | 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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Ratings: 691 | Reviews: 162 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

jmccraney, May 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

nickfl, May 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

PluckyDucky, May 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

bsuedekum, Apr 25, 2012
Photo of arizcards
3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a bomber at Holiday Wine Cellar President's Day weekend for $7.99.

Beer poured dark brown with a nice tan head.

Nose has hints of mocha, lime, and hot spices.

Taste initially is a base american stout, chocolate with a lingering heat that is pretty well crafted in.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and pretty smooth.

Overall this is well crafted recipe in which the spices are blended in well and not too overbearing but they do take the forefront and leave the base stout taste in the back seat.

arizcards, Apr 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

djrn2, Apr 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

acurtis, Apr 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

DexterP236, Apr 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Texasfan549, Apr 06, 2012
Photo of Florida9
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Very dark brown. Slightly translucent. Forms a small creamy brown head. Some light lacing.

S: A rather interesting blend of curry, spice, and balsa wood.

T: Starts off with a strong bitter coffee flavor then turns to dry (unsweet) coconut. Finishes with cayenne spice and even more curry.

M: Medium bodied - light for the style. Spicy in more ways than one.

O: A very interesting beer. Overall, good, but can't say I thoroughly enjoyed it. But, I will say it is very different and the blend of flavors does seem to work in a rather odd fashion.

Florida9, Apr 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

SHCC, Apr 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

millerbuffoon, Mar 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

scooter9, Mar 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

jbuddle, Mar 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

kjkinsey, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.3/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the ColLAboration beer fest at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy tan head that settles to a thin film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, coconut, curry spice, and lemongrass. Taste is very much the same with a spicy finish after each sip. Very tasty stuff. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good stout with some awesome Indian food elements added into it. A real surprise for me.

UCLABrewN84, Feb 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

John11486, Feb 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

CheapBeerBuzz, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of sholland119
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Tipsy Crow, 11/8/11.

A-Pours a dark brown with a thin mocha head and good sticky lacing.

S-Chocolate malt, nice roast, bittersweet chocolate and a hint of spice.

T-Garam masala spiciness blends nicely with the sweet chocolate. Not for everyone but I love Indian food, so this is perfect.

M-Medium bodied, spices linger.

O-Interesting and different. I can't see ever ordering more than one though.

HV

sholland119, Feb 14, 2012
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4.55/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A : Rich deep dark deep brown similar a baltic porter

S:  Lovely lime and light roast character with a little spazzaz from the curry.

T: Dang this is probably the most complex beer i have ever tasted. This thing hits all marks including lime, curry, roast, chocolate. Brilliantly put together.

M: More on the dry side and lingering  warmth.

O: This beer is insane on the flavors and completely worth it if you can even find it. Lucky me i have 2 more bottles.

PatrickSwayze, Jan 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

jophish17, Jan 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bomber while on vacation in Escondido. The stocker of the bottle shop said it had arrived just the day before, held out until now to try it.

Poured from bomber to pint glass. Pours a thick oily black color with a small 1 finger mocha head with decent retention and lacing throughout. Very unique nose: coconut, roasted malt, curry, hints of pepper and heat. The flavor follows suit with a huge coconut flavor that mellows out into a complex blend of curry, roast, pepper, cocoa, and a bit of lime. Very unique. Finishes smooth and creamy with a medium body and mild bitterness. Overall, this is quite a unique brew! It was a pleasure to have sampled it, I can easily say I've never had anything like it. I'd recommend it if for nothing else the unique flavor.

hopfacebrew, Jan 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

nanobrew, Jan 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -19.1%

pperez38, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of brewandbbq
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle.

Pours opaque black with a half inch head of beige. A few whisps on the surface and elongated dots of lacing throughout the glass.

Aromatics lead off with bakers chocolate, Kahlua, espresso, coconut, and spice.
Hints of curry, mint, and peppercorns follow through. Hawaiin Tropic suntan lotion drizzeled over Oreo cookies.

Full bodied with a snappy, prickly mouthfeel.

Charred malt, dark chocolate, coffee beans, and chili peppers start the palate. Coconut shavings, spicy curry, and white pepper follow through.

Finishes with a lingering throat burn, bitter chocolate, and coconut.

Interesting beer, but definately one to split a bottle with 2-3 people.

brewandbbq, Jan 15, 2012
Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 691 ratings.