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Indra Kunindra - Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrel Aged | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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28 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by UCLABrewN84 on 06-03-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,202
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
28
pDev:
16.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of dexterk1
3.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
3.54/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very boozy, as is becoming very apparent with all of their barrel aged offerings. Flavors are there but I don't think this came together as well as I hoped it would, prefer the base

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Photo of donspublic
4.27/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from tap into shaker, minimal tan head which recedes quickly. Jet black to look at. Smells of Indra Kunindra, curry in a glass with a shot of bourbon thrown in. Not going to go into lengths on tasting notes, but this is a muted version of the base beer. Where the curry spices jumped out at you, and the lime peaks out in the middle, then you are slammed with the cayenne pepper on the end, that is now tamed down by the time spent in the barrel. While I love the base beer, it can be a chore to drink sometimes. The barrel lends some mild vanilla/oak which helps dumb down the assault of the original and there is a nice pleasant bourbon flavor lingering in the background. I have a feeling I will be stopping by this bar next week several times to help them finish this keg off.

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Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nickgiraud
1.44/5  rDev -64.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

Taste like black liquorish. Smell was like sirup but I couldn't finish it..

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4.94/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Rwalford74
4.76/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of docoman
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

One of the beer tenders at Ballast Point Brewery gave me sample to try on 11/14/2014 (even though wasn't listed on their beer menu) to see all the flavors in this beer.... I love Thai food and this would pair great with a Pad Thai or Curry type dish... but the sample was enough for me. I like just about all the beers I've tried from Ballast Point, but this was more or a experiment type beer not one I'd regularly order, but also glad to at least tried it.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

Photo of stephenjmoore
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of mig100
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.92/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of _morandi_
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of Skunkdrool
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of thugherman
4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Kimbo1318
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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Indra Kunindra - Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrel Aged from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 28 ratings
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