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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

4 weeks 16 hours

Josh Sanker is drinking URKontinentWeird and amazing!

4 weeks 16 hours

Justin Smith is drinking URKontinentPretty nice share with friends!

4 weeks 1 day

Nate Doyle is drinking URKontinent at Heatherwood CondominiumsPulled this from the cellar.

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8 weeks 3 days

Jessi D. is drinking URKontinentDark and malty, herbal notes, dark fruits. Pairs well with kicking my nieces butts in adventure time monopoly,

8 weeks 6 days

Alex Stoyanov is drinking URKontinentAmazing! Unique! Undescribably complex!

9 weeks 3 days

Mike Kamer is drinking URKontinent3.29.13 Holy wow. You can taste the roobious and honey working together. Stellar.... If you can find it!

10 weeks 5 days
Come out to Ball Square Fine Wines in Somerville on Friday April 17th from 5 to 7 for an Off-Centered Ales Beer Tasting Presented by Dogfish Head Craft Brewing.   Cheers!
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