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RATINGS: 238   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
URKontinent is brewed in the style of a Belgian Dubbel. It 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 a chocolate, coffee, and hazelnut taste 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. Hive Plex 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. Perfect to enjoy with friends as the weather begins to cool.

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3.8
tgncc (3135) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2012
The aroma is chocolate, nuts, toasted malt, honey. The appearance is deep red/brown, translucent, off-white head. The flavor is chocolate, nuts, toasted malt, molasses. The finish is nutty, spicy, pine hops. Medium in body. Interesting and enjoyable.

3.8
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2012
New DFH 750mL bottle. Vintage 2012. Dark brown color. Khaki, light tan foam. Sweet herbal aroma, nose of heather, spice, alcohol filled chocolates, chocolate covered cherries. Soft roasty flavors, some cola, coffee roast character, hints of chocolate essence , floral herb layer as it warms. Very complex, lots of layers (not in an ogre kinda way (well a good ogre)). By far, the best of the "off-centered" ingredient DFH brews so far!! Well done. Overall, herbal hodge-podge blended with an Abbey Dubbel. (3357)

3.6
DialSquare (5068) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2012
750ml bottle from Liquor Loft. Brown pour with a small light tan head that leaves a ring. Aroma is dark fruit, sugar, honey, earthy, nuts, chocolate. Tastes are yeast, spice, banana, chocolate, floral, grain, brown sugar. Toasty vibe. Good balance. Not bad.

3.9
brigg (692) - New York, USA - JUN 5, 2012
(bottle) A reddish-brown body with ruby highlights and a thin tan head. Heavily sweet aroma, fairly noticeable alcohol, dark fruit (raisin, cherry), chocolate. Medium body, soft carbonation, smooth texture. Sweet dark malty flavor, cherry, nutty, prunes; light grape and chocolate notes. Overall malty and fruity.

3.7
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Draft at pinnochios. Pours nearly black with a finger of white head. Aroma is very sweet and had a ton of honey in the nose. Taste is very sweet and does have red tea present. Palate is very smooth and the finish is alcohol free. Nice.

3.7
zach8270 (4021) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2012
(bottle - 750 ml) Deep ruby red pour with a thin tan head. Amazingly complex aroma. Fruit, nuts, hops, chocolate, caramel, toffee... and so many more that I couldn’t pin down at the start. Fruity at the start of the flavor with a lot of dry malts and then even more fruit sweetness and a light touch of yeast spice at the end. I kind of liked it in an odd sort of way.

3.6
BVery (10609) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 3, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap at Pinocchios in Media, PA. Amber pour with a white creamy head. Nut, chocolate, dark fruit, yeast, and some sweetness here. Quite good.

3.5
ACHops (1594) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2012
On tap @ Urban Family. Pours deep black with no head really. Aroma is yeasty chocolate malt. Tart Belgian yeast flavor, thin dark chocolate and green tea-like finish. Way more interesting than your average dubbel, but not worth the crazy Dogfish premium.

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kayres (888) - , Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Black with a thin tan head. Med body. Fruity aroma. Sweet plummy. But nutty. Sweet yeasty finish. Creative ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
baraciisch (3280) - California, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Dark reddish in color.... Flavor is roasted malts, coffee and black licorice.... Interesting beer, was hoping for more, but still pretty good.


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