1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

Not Rated.
La Fin Du MondeLa Fin Du Monde

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,071 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8,071
Reviews: 2,725
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 340
Gots: 858 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-23-1998)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of La Fin Du Monde Alström Bros
Ratings: 8,071 | Reviews: 2,725 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of lizfig
lizfig

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-10-2012 18:12:27 | More by lizfig
Photo of TheLastEngineer
TheLastEngineer

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-13-2012 13:44:28 | More by TheLastEngineer
Photo of jmslade7
jmslade7

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-02-2013 05:20:37 | More by jmslade7
Photo of kfurman
kfurman

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-16-2014 17:41:46 | More by kfurman
Photo of EbPhrygian
EbPhrygian

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

I had first tried La Fin Du Monde some months ago with a lovely pasta dinner and was thoroughly impressed. The following is an official review. Poured from a 12-oz bottle into a snifter (really need to acquire a proper tulip glass...)

Appearance: A beautiful light amber hue that gradates slightly at the edges (can't really see through it in the middle of the glass). Leaves a sizable just-off-white head and appears wonderfully effervescent. The head isn't terribly thick or pillowy, and doesn't stick around for all that long, but can easily be rejuvenated with a gentle swirling of the glass. The bubbles will just not go away, either. Here's a funny/interesting observation: this beer SOUNDS appealing, by which I mean the process of pouring and of swirling the beer produces a crackling sound similar to that of Rice Krispies when doused with milk.

Smell: Banana notes and a peppery spiciness, which have been mentioned by other reviewers, are certainly there, too. After tasting, it becomes clear that not all the complexities of the beer are present in the aroma.

Taste: Yeasty, biscuity, and sweet. Hop bitterness and malt character are subdued.

Mouthfeel: Pleasant carbonation mixed with sweet smoothness give this brew a high rating.

Drinkability: Could not be higher, really. This is a strong beer but does not taste that way. Still, this is not for chugging.

Notes: My first tripel was Victory's Golden Monkey, which I won't ever be buying again. This is because the combination of Unibroue's availability, price, and sheer quality (a reflection of exceptional craftsmanship) cannot be overstated, and are simply unbeatable. Though I know there are probably superior Belgian Tripels out there, I also know I won't be able to help measuring other examples against this outstanding specimen.

04-19-2010 21:37:01 | More by EbPhrygian
Photo of Ropowers3
Ropowers3

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-21-2014 16:07:33 | More by Ropowers3
Photo of chetw
chetw

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-30-2013 19:39:19 | More by chetw
Photo of Edgerrin32
Edgerrin32

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-23-2012 14:00:12 | More by Edgerrin32
Photo of Beeradelphia
Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-22-2012 08:27:10 | More by Beeradelphia
Photo of NHhomebrewguy
NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-26-2014 21:43:14 | More by NHhomebrewguy
Photo of MightiestBeard
MightiestBeard

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-23-2012 23:52:05 | More by MightiestBeard
Photo of jaywes754
jaywes754

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-10-2014 23:08:42 | More by jaywes754
Photo of ale207
ale207

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-17-2012 00:54:25 | More by ale207
Photo of JSchock7
JSchock7

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

07-26-2012 18:09:42 | More by JSchock7
Photo of berley31
berley31

New Brunswick (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Poured with a large, off-white head that eventually diminished to about one-finger size. Body was hazy, with light particles, and a dark yellow color. Lacing was fair. Very nice aroma... average yeast, some fruitiness as well. Great on the palate... full body, creamy, with lively carbonation. You can taste light alcohol, but it's not overwhelming at all. The fruit comes through again, and stays with you for a good amount of time. Delicious. A fantastic tripel; I'm very happy Unibroue is here in Canada to provide us with authentic-tasting Belgium brews.

07-05-2009 22:35:16 | More by berley31
Photo of dmcjr23505
dmcjr23505

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-29-2013 01:35:06 | More by dmcjr23505
Photo of chaos41
chaos41

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-22-2013 20:25:58 | More by chaos41
Photo of kristougher
kristougher

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

10-13-2013 00:02:09 | More by kristougher
Photo of IrishColonial
IrishColonial

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-02-2012 00:22:55 | More by IrishColonial
Photo of rkasten1
rkasten1

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-25-2012 02:14:32 | More by rkasten1
Photo of core42
core42

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-18-2014 17:49:04 | More by core42
Photo of countrybat
countrybat

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-20-2014 02:43:25 | More by countrybat
Photo of TheBeeraholic
TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-16-2013 14:02:10 | More by TheBeeraholic
Photo of IBUdaddy
IBUdaddy

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-16-2012 00:21:32 | More by IBUdaddy
Photo of crhea89
crhea89

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

09-30-2013 18:52:22 | More by crhea89
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,071 ratings.