Urkontinent | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
73.8%
Liked This Beer
3.9 w/ 465 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Urkontinent is a Belgian-style dubbel that begins with Pilsner, Munich and Chocolate malts and Belgian Dark Candi syrup.

Then we add unique ingredients from around the world: Wattleseed from Australia imparts chocolate, coffee and hazelnut notes to the beer. Toasted amaranth from South America gives it an earthy, grainy flavor and a little additional roast flavor. Green rooibos from Africa contributes a floral aroma and slight astringency. Myrica gale from Europe supplements the bitterness from minimal hopping. Hiveplex Honey from California adds a subtle sweetness while maintaining the dry finish.

The careful combination of all these ingredients creates a complex, dark Belgian-style ale with wonderful coffee and chocolate-covered cherry flavors. The roastiness of the malt and wattleseed melds with the fruity esters from the yeast, the floral notes from the rooibos, and the malty yet dry signature of a Belgian dubbel. Urkontinent is perfect to enjoy with friends as the weather begins to cool.

14 IBU

Added by THECPJ on 09-23-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
132
Ratings:
465
Liked:
343
Avg:
3.9/5
pDev:
11.79%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
45
Trade:
3
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Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of captainkrad
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Toasted roasty Belgian. Earthy, smokey, chocolate, and nutty fruity notes.

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4.42/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.63/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I searched high and low for this beer and it didn't disappoint. A very rich, honey taste. Outstanding brew.

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Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From tasting notes. I had an aged bottle and a fresh one. For this beer fresh is better and I am reviewing the fresh bottle.
A: Brilliant coffee brown under a lightly tan tinted 1” finely bubbled white foam collar that grips the side of the glass and produces intricate lace.
S: Flowery cola on the nose with spice, chocolate, and pitted fruit.
T: A very spicy palate with a cola quality seasoned with chocolate, coffee, spice, pitted fruit and malty sweetness that dries out by the finish.
M: Creamy, medium to medium full body and medium carbonation.
O: An unusual and interesting beer.

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3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of NinjaJesus
4/5  rDev +2.6%

This beer is a testament to dogfish head's love of pushing the boundaries.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.12/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Urkontinent from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 73.8% out of 100 with 465 ratings
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