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Urkontinent

 
ABV: 
8.0
IBU: 
12
Availability: 
Limited
Original Release Date: 
09/2011

Urkontinent is a social collaboration of worldwide proportions.

The seed was planted when Dogfish Head asked beer-­‐loving tech types around the globe to suggest ingredients for a new off-­‐centered ale.

A small team from the brewery (and
a few of our beer-­‐loving tech
friends) then narrowed the list to five: wattleseed from Australia, toasted amaranth from South America, rooibos tea from Africa, myrica gale from Europe and honey from the United States.

The name Urkontinent, a German word for the theory that all of the continents were once connected, is a shoutout to the worldly recipe and ideas that make up this beer. The careful combination of ingredients gives this Belgian dubbel complex coffee and chocolate-­covered cherry notes.

“Urkontinent is a valentine to boot-­‐strapping creative entrepreneurs in all kinds of industries all over the world,” says Dogfish Head Founder and President Sam Calagione.

Here's a peek inside the life -- from concept to tap -- this beer:

We currently send this beer (when available) to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, VA, VT, WA (state approval is still pending in TX, CT, NH, IL KY)

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

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Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Butternut ravioli, pumpkin soup mussels, pommes frittes, hard pecorino, or pear and fig tart with creamy cheese sauce
Wine Comparable: 
Oak-aged Sangiovese

Beer Activity

Jay T. is drinking URKontinent

1 week 21 hours

Drew H. is drinking URKontinentDelicious dubbel that takes a unique ingredient from each continent and combines them, hence Urkontinent. Malty, honey, candied goodnes

1 week 2 days

Rob C. is drinking URKontinent

2 weeks 5 days
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Tim B. is drinking URKontinent

5 weeks 17 hours
5 weeks 3 days

Ken is drinking URKontinentForgot to check this one in from vacation. Nice Dubbel for sure.

6 weeks 1 day
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Drew H. is drinking URKontinent

8 weeks 23 hours

Leo B. is drinking URKontinentSo fun drinking this off center beers in small batches. Another great one from Dogfish. (From last night)

8 weeks 1 day
Today I met a hardcore Dogfish evangelist named Skylar Wallace in Kansas City. Yes, the Kansas City in Missouri - where we don't yet sell Dogfish Head.
Head out to Lynch's Irish Tavern, in Port Huron, and help us celebrate the first day of Autumn!
 

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