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Indra Kunindra - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

695 Ratings
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Ratings: 695
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 18.92%
Wants: 36
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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4/5  rDev +8.1%

mettkea, May 24, 2012
Photo of FosterJM
4.23/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1284th Review on BA
Bottle to Pint
22oz

Thanks to GuruDel for this one.

App- A dark brown pour bordering on black with some garnet edges. A 2 finger semi brown head fell quickly and left no cling or lace behind.

Smell- Pure milk chocolate on the nose. No malty backbone just liquid diabetes. The coconut and the cumin come next. That was about it. Those flavors dominate the aromatics.

Taste- Chocolate, vanilla and coconut open this up and then oh wait hello mr. spice. My lips are now tingling from the curry and the cumin. Very well layered and balanced without the spices dominating. Alot going on in the last 1/2 of the bottle but works really well.

Mouth- A creamy medium body with a low/medium carbonation. Makes my lips tingles from the spices and the chocolate/coconut flavors remain.

Drink- Unique, layered, semi balanced. The coconut spice was a good combo for me. Very flavorful.

FosterJM, May 14, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
4.33/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a very dark brown with mahogany highlights at the edges. Half finger light brown head dissipated slowly to a ring around the glass with light lacing. Interesting aroma of sweet dark malt, coconut and pepper with hints of curry and cocoa. Flavor is also unusual; coconut is instantly obvious on the start, with sweet and roasted malt, chocolate, immediately covered with peppery spices. Finishes peppery and spicy with the heat clearly from hot pepper and not from hops. The spices definitely dominate most of the taste of this stout, but the body, while not intense, supports the spicy flavors. Medium bodied with a bit of creaminess. I like this quite a bit and enjoyed the whole bomber in one evening. Not for the hot pepper and/or coconut adverse. I would pick this up again if it was available. (Please come to Washington, Ballast Point!).

LiquidAmber, May 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

JRod1969, May 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

jmccraney, May 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

nickfl, May 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

PluckyDucky, May 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

bsuedekum, Apr 25, 2012
Photo of arizcards
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
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 -5.4%

djrn2, Apr 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

acurtis, Apr 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

DexterP236, Apr 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Texasfan549, Apr 06, 2012
Photo of Florida9
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
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 +8.1%

SHCC, Apr 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

millerbuffoon, Mar 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

scooter9, Mar 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

jbuddle, Mar 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

kjkinsey, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.3/5  rDev +16.2%
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 +8.1%

John11486, Feb 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

CheapBeerBuzz, Feb 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%
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 +23%
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 -18.9%

jophish17, Jan 28, 2012
Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 695 ratings.