1. Don't miss our 7th annual American Craft Beer Fest featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers this May 30 & 31 in Boston, MA! Buy your tickets now!
  2. BeerAdvocate on your phone?! True story. Try the beta now.

Great Lakes / Toronto Brewing Kama Stoutra - Great Lakes Brewery

Great Lakes / Toronto Brewing Kama Stoutra
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

3 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 3.82%


Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 02-13-2012)
View: Beers (119) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Reviewers
Ratings: 3 | Reviews: 3
Photo of Sammy
Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from Project X January. Leaving it for a month to take the edge off the spices worked for me. Curry, Cumin,Cayenne, these are spices I will take unadulterated in my dishes. So their prominence in the beer did not throw me off, in fact i liked it. Stout backing it was just ho-hum. Black colour, with dark brown muddy retained head. Spices in the nose, clearing the sinuses. Decent drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2012 00:44:00 | More by Sammy
Photo of MasterSki
MasterSki

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to FlandersNed for this oddball offering. A stout with curry spices? Served in a Darkness snifter.

A - A finger of tan foam settles to a wispy partial cap, and a thick collar, leaving a few stray splotches of lace. Very dark near-black body, with some reddish hints at the edges of the glass.

S - Smells like curry. Cumin, cayenne, and other nebulous Indian spices. There's some roast and dusted cocoa powder stout flavors in the periphery. Spice really grows as the beer warms up, but it integrates surprisingly well.

T - Taste has a bit more cocoa and vanilla stout flavors, but with cumin and curry flavors spicing things up, pun intended. No alcohol. Some chalk and espresso bitterness in the finish.

M - Medium-light body, some spice heat, zesty carbonation, slightly gritty texture.

D - I was expecting a train wreck, but this was pretty enjoyable. I think a slightly bigger beer would support the curry flavors a better, but this was nice regardless.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2012 04:53:18 | More by MasterSki
Photo of liamt07
liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

650ml Project X bottle from the brewery, listed at 5.6% and 25 IBUs. Into a tulip.

A shade or two off black, brown head with OK retention and lacing. Typical stout. Big chocolate notes upfront, and fantastically so. A bit of sweetness and beyond that, some spicing. Definite curry, paprika and cumin notes.Just light enough to complement the chocolate and make this just a bit curious. More chocolate on the palate, a bit of roast before transitioning into a big wave of spicing. More curry and cumin, and a dry, spicy, chocolatey finish. Spicing remains in the throat for quite some time. Medium body and average for the style, and low carbonation. A nice spicy stout, paired well with some black beans and spicy chicken.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2012 23:47:35 | More by liamt07
Great Lakes / Toronto Brewing Kama Stoutra from Great Lakes Brewery
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.