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Indra Kunindra - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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607 Ratings
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Ratings: 607
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 18.28%
Wants: 33
Gots: 62 | 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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smakawhat

Maryland

4.7/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap at full pour into a snifter glass at Churchkey.

A tan head is presented, with quite a bit of lacing while consuming, always leaves a good collar. Simple dark walnut brown/black body, quite opaque, pretty solid looking brew.

Nose is one giant wow, this is curry in a glass. It's all there, the milky coconut milk like cream, hints of curry powder and pepper. Lots of cumin! There is no sense of serious booming heat here either it's all nicely balanced like a good dish, it is truly mouthwatering!

Palate is all that and a bag of chips. Giant curry bomb with a classic powder angle with malt wetness to carry it. Under control. Milk stout like body though it's the only thing I can maybe fault if I want to split hairs, with a great coconut sweetness finish. Mild carbonation with good pepper powder action.

In one word, just flat up awesome. This is the kind of craft that really impresses me, just needs some cardamom or garam masala and we are taking this to the next level baby!

Serving type: on-tap

11-21-2012 00:43:35 | More by smakawhat
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vacax

California

4.6/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber from what other than Holiday Wine Cellar, poured into a tulip glass. Black in color, large rich mocha head with large beads and good retention, attractive lacing. Aroma of Thai style curry, coconut milk, lemongrass, cayenne, mild sweetness from the malt.

Flavor also brings the "Thai style curry" notes with the cumin up front, bright citrus notes on the midpalate, the spice wonderfully rounds it out on the finish and the coconut smooths it all out. Cookielike malt flavors and a roasty end note prep me for another sip. Robust body with an unusual higher carbonation for it, but the bubbles scrub the spice against the palate--both the cumin and the spicy hot of the cayenne. So many things being described here could send a beer in a horrible wrong direction, but the proportion here exhibits a finesse in adjuncts that has to be tasted to be believed--the balance is just perfect. The luscious malt character is present when you look for it, as is the roast that just perfects the finish, but the "crazy stuff" in here is front and center and it is amazing.

The bottle calls this an Indian style export stout, and wordplay aside I would probably call this a Thai stlye stout as far as pure flavors go. An extreme beer that pushes boundaries that nobody seems to have even approached before, utterly unique, tantalizingly exotic, and simply sublime.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2011 02:46:18 | More by vacax
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JOTAS

Virginia

4.56/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I've had this beauty on tap at Savor 2012 in DC and was fortunate enough to be in San Diego last week to have it on site as fresh as can be. Once you put your nose to your pint you are hit with various wonderful aromas that compose this delightful beer.

You don't get hit with the heat right away, it comes right at the end and it just leaves you wanting more and more. It's nice and subtle and very approachable as far as taste. Your mouth and brain are lost as to what they are experiencing with the first sip, yet everything begins to come in balance and in order after the first, second and third sip.

A good "snack" to have with this pint is some good fresh toasted coconut macaroons as they pair absolutely perfect with this beer. Oh and is curry and the other spices and afrodisiak? Well they seemed to be for me.

Serving type: on-tap

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PatrickSwayze

California

4.55/5  rDev +22.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2012 02:15:10 | More by PatrickSwayze
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Georgia

4.53/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a Tulip Glass.

Pours a inky black with a creamy mocha-colored head that settles to a nice cap and leaves lots of streaky lacing. Fantastic nose of sweet malt, coconut, curry powder, and spices. So insane, perfectly captures a Thai curry. Taste is just as amazing, TONS of coconut, chocolate malt, curry powder, and spices with a hit of lime and a subtle chili pepper spiciness that build as the beer warms (and you drink more). Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, with a medium-full body and good carbonation. Such an insane beer, and truly one of the most unique and memorable I've had!

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2011 16:26:37 | More by jsanford
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North Carolina

4.53/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This was a bomber poured into a snifter.

A: 4.0 dark and little head
S: 4.5 smells like an Indian restaurant with limes on the back end.
T: 4.5 cumin upfront and then followed immediately by coconut and then the cayenne pepper and limes on the back end of it.
MF:4.0 lower on carbonation but great body
O:  5.0 for uniqueness. Really interesting beer and I have never tasted anything like it. I would highly recommend this beer to anyone who wants to try something different

Serving type: bottle

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Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 607 ratings.