• Brews & Spirits
  • Restaurants
  • Dogfish Head Company
  • Dogfish Community
  • Dogfish Store
close this
dogfish head


Original Release Date: 

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!

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
A fruit beer brewed with raspberries and lactose. This pretty little lady is fruit-forward but still packs body.
The brewpub will be closed as our coworkers gobble down some turkery with family and friends. We'll be back at it Friday, November 27!