Indra Kunindra | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Indra Kunindra is a burst of madras curry, cumin, cayenne, coconut, and kaffir lime leaf. Enjoy!

Our India-style Export Stout is a unique collaboration with award-winning home brewer Alex Tweet. Released in limited quantities, this explosion of South Asian flavors is reason enough to kneel down and thank the heavens. And further proof of San Diego's status as a brewer's playground, and a beer lover's utopia.

Added by HopHead84 on 06-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,255
Reviews:
302
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
19.84%
 
 
Wants:
71
Gots:
279
For Trade:
10
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Ratings: 1,255 |  Reviews: 302
Photo of BanjoStew
4.87/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had this beer last night. One of the most complex beers I've had. This is definitely a sipper. Very well balanced. Would recommend for anyone to try it

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Photo of Rschimmell
4.69/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of myteam24
4.4/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of diddy4l
4.37/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tracker83
1.98/5  rDev -47.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Photo of craigbelly
4.06/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregaroo
4.38/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

4-11-16 - On tap at the Ballast Point Tasting Room in the Little Italy section of San Diego. 8 oz. pour into a tall tulip glass. Spectacular cumin and curry aromas! Dark brown color with no head. No residue cling. Clean fresh mouthfeel. Cayenne pepper spice is just the right amount. Very interesting "curry stout". Glad I had this one.

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Photo of seantelecine
3.47/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Poloplaya
3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thgreatrandini
2.11/5  rDev -44.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

It is exactly as it claims to be. Works on a plate...not in a stout.

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Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
1.9/5  rDev -49.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
1.42/5  rDev -62.4%
look: 4 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1

Photo of Dur921
1.52/5  rDev -59.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of jzlyo
2.64/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Aroma is complex Indian spices and Jasmin/cumin. The flavor is complex Indian spices, dark malts, fruit and a mix of acidity and spicy heat in the finish.

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Photo of KBlodorn
4.06/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Avatar113
4.11/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stephensinner
4.31/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beergorrilla
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zaphog
3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Celtics17
4.56/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This was better than I thought it would be. The aroma and taste shocked me. Everything was over powering, but for me it worked, I got all the key flavors explained by Ballast Point.

"Curry, cumin, cayenne, coconut, and kaffir lime leaf. "

I got that, and cinnamon, and so many other aromas and tastes. WOW

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Photo of gman1602
4.88/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Pours a deep black with a nice tan head. Smell is of curry spices upfront and a bit of roasted malt on the back. The taste starts off with a nice sweeter stout taste but immediately turns into curry spice. As you breath it in, the curry becomes dominant and makes for one of the more interesting spiced stouts I've ever had. Feel is very good but just a tiny bit thin for me - a tiny bit only though.
Overall, a fantastic CURRY stout (you must like curry) and one to definitely try on its own or with some Indian food.

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Photo of calcutron
3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of invalid665
3.24/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jshrum78
1.78/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Indra Kunindra from Ballast Point Brewing Company
3.78 out of 5 based on 1,255 ratings.
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