Ta Henket

Find This Beer Near You

For this ambitious liquid time capsule, we used ingredients and traditions plucked from Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Ta Henket is brewed with an ancient form of wheat and loaves of hearth-baked bread, and it's flavored with chamomile, doum-palm fruit and Middle Eastern herbs. To ferment this earthy ancient ale, Sam and friends traveled to Cairo, set out baited petri dishes and captured a native Egyptian saccharomyces yeast strain.

"It was the strangest picnic I've ever been on," he said.

We first brewed Ta Hanket as an addition to our Ancient Ales lineup in late 2010. It enjoyed a full bottled release in December 2011.


Looking to find Dogfish Head brews in your neck of the woods? We currently sell in all 50 U.S. states plus Washington D.C., and we hope to export one of these days! Select your brew of choice, enter your zip code and we’ll tell you where it has been delivered in the past 60 days. But wait! Before you hop in your ride and drive to pick up that elusive Dogfish you see on the screen, please, please call ahead to confirm availability. Just because a beer has been delivered doesn’t mean it’s still on the shelves or that the keg has been tapped.

Here is the list of where we currently have wholesalers.

Find This Beer Near You








Original Release Date:


Ancient Ale



Grilled fish, pork chops, roasted vegetables



Herbal, earthy, bready, spicy

Some sweetness, peppery, herbal and bready

Light to thin in body, dry and crisp