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Indra Kunindra - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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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:
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(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 06-06-2011)
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Photo of Zorro
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear black colored beer with a small brown colored head.

Smell is sweet with a strong chocolate and coconut aroma with a little mint to it. Little bit of caramel only existence of hop is the mint scent.

Starts off sweet with a lot of chocolate and strong taste of cinnamon.and cardamom? What the hell is in this? Reading the label "Madras Curry and lime leaf" well that is different! I can taste the lime and the curry but that coconut really stands out. This has a little burn to it.

Mouthfeel is thick.

This a tasty and unique beer and well worth the effort to taste.

Zorro, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of bh123
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

bh123, Sep 16, 2012
Photo of ngeunit1
4.33/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark brown-black with a finger of frothy tan-khaki head atop. The head fades down fairly quickly leaving behind some light lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of roasted chocolate malts with curry powder, cayenne, cumin, turmeric, kaffir lime, coconut, and a touch of cinnamon.

T - Starts off with a mix of roasted chocolate malts with some curry powder, coconut, and kaffir lime. Through the middle, the cayenne and cumin come through with some cinnamon and other spices. The finish is a mix of roasted chocolate malts, cayenne, cumin, curry powder, and kaffir lime.

M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet and spicy finish.

D - Very drinkable. Very interesting blend of curry spices in the export stout. Good overall balance with great complexity.

ngeunit1, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of JayDiddy
5/5  rDev +35.1%

JayDiddy, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of thagr81us
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Shared by BRoss242 during his own send-off party before he moves! Will miss you man! Served from bottle into a Mikkeller taster flute. Poured a massively dark brown with a half finger light tan head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, curry, Indian food, and roasted malt. The flavor was of sweet malt, spices, curry, and meat. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. I really didn’t know what to expect on this one when I first saw. Once I took my first smell of it I REALLY didn’t know what to expect. Was this dry hopped with Indian food was one of my first thoughts… I happen to like Indian food, but why does my beer smell like it? The same went on in the flavor as well as it tasted like curried meat which was quite surprising. I could see this going well with a nice dish of Indian food, but on its own, I’m not too sure about. Glad I got to experience something this strange, but doubt I will do so again.

thagr81us, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of cubixrube
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

cubixrube, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of Beerenauslese
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip, appearance is very dark brown, almost black, with a foamy tan head that dissipates to a ring.

Nose is sweet and smells of dark roasted malt, dark chocolate, vanilla, coconut, citrus fruit, and a little raisin.

Tastes of charred malt with touch of vanilla and coconut, followed by a citrus acidity, and a mild pepper heat that lasts into the extended finish.

Mildly carbonated and a lightish viscosity for a stout, which probably makes sense with the ingredients, particularly lime.

The pepper heat builds up on this with each sip which makes it a bit of a stretch to drink a whole bomber of. Nevertheless, it is an interesting brew that works with a food pairing. I thought it was good with a southwestern style chile. Would work even better with Indian curries. I'll try that option with one of my remaining bottles.

Beerenauslese, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of AlexM
4/5  rDev +8.1%

AlexM, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of t0rin0
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

t0rin0, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of hpthebull
4/5  rDev +8.1%

hpthebull, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of BeerBaron
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

BeerBaron, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of MickeyHops
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

MickeyHops, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of Irrationalist
2/5  rDev -45.9%

Irrationalist, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

SocalKicks, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of BoRaeCho
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

BoRaeCho, Jul 24, 2012
Photo of bump8628
4/5  rDev +8.1%

bump8628, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of HStoilkov
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

HStoilkov, Jul 02, 2012
Photo of alexbnieto
1.63/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

There aren’t many things I regret in this life, but tasting this beer is one of them. Too overpowering and the aftertaste stays with you FOR-EV-ER!!! Tried chasing it down with some high quality H2O, but no luck. F- grade beer. Let's never speak of this beer again.

alexbnieto, Jun 29, 2012
Photo of WillCarrera
4.2/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Ballast Point's Old Grove location. Poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours black with a finger of brown head, leaves some spotty lacing.

S- Aroma is incredible. Lots of very vibrant spices, picking up on cumin, cayenne pepper, also sweet curry and coconut. Excellent blend of spice, coconut/curry sweetness and chocolate.

T- Flavor follows pretty closely, but doesn't maintain the same level of curry and coconut awesomeness, although the cumin, cayenne and curry do come through pretty well. Has some nice chocolate flavor and lingering heat, not overly spicy though.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth feel, mild spicy burn but nothing severe.

O- An absolutely awesome chili/curry stout, I've had chili beers before, but nothing that a) also incorporated curry and coconut and b) did it very well. It was also very drinkable, I polished off an 8 oz pour with no problem at all. This beer is a real treat to drink.

WillCarrera, Jun 23, 2012
Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

duceswild, Jun 18, 2012
Photo of Ralphs66
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Ralphs66, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of timwardjr
3/5  rDev -18.9%

timwardjr, Jun 15, 2012
Photo of BdubleEdubleRUN
4/5  rDev +8.1%

BdubleEdubleRUN, Jun 12, 2012
Photo of mwayne
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

mwayne, Jun 10, 2012
Photo of Rhettroactive
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Rhettroactive, Jun 10, 2012
Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 695 ratings.