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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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La Fin Du MondeLa Fin Du Monde

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,565 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,565
Reviews: 2,750
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 378
Gots: 1,061 | FT: 19
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)
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

elspaniard, Aug 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

DocJitsu, Feb 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

b1515152004, Jun 15, 2013
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

ElGordito, Oct 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of DrDaves49
2/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sorry, maybe I got a bad bottle. If nothing else the clove aroma and taste is something that is totally a turn off to me. I did try to finish the bottle by holding my nose, still had a strong after taste of clove. I must be the only one out of 25k reviews that couldn't drink it. I can't handle "Any" clove no matter what it's used in.

Good for all that like this beer! Was not in my realm of drinkability .

I still have a bomber left.

DrDaves49, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of grindcore666
2/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours out looking like a bubble bath of apple juice. Looks like a hefeweizen/champagne. Bubbles aplenty.

Aroma is a fruity sensation: apples, pears, banana creme, marshmallows, champagne.

Tastes like an unripe apple as a wine. Mouthfeel is sparkling for a split second, then dry, sweet, sharp, bitter, and yeasty. I taste apple and pear in this one. Aftertaste is dry soap and yeast.

As a hefe I probably wouldve enjoyed this one ten fold - since I'm interested in the flavors presented. It's just too dry for my taste. I see this doesnt go underappreciated, though.

I'll have to find someone to give the rest of this 4-pack to.

grindcore666, Nov 11, 2005
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

BcOneSeven, Jul 20, 2014
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

Pillowburn, Feb 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

CDubbs75, Aug 09, 2014
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2/5  rDev -53.7%

kinolust, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of EdTheEdge
2.23/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Hello from a newbie.

This beer was poured from a large bottle into a Duvel tulip.

Color is a cloudy caramel gold. The mocha head was less than a finger and dissipated rapidly. No lace on the glass.

I don't know but I think I smell Musk, maybe beacause of the Canadian influence but I do smell Musk.

Taste is otherworldly. I never tasted a beer like this. It has a perfume taste to it. I don't think I like it. The aftertaste smacks of citrus and seems to linger.

Mouthfeel is not pleasant.

Overall I would not buy this beer again. It might be good on a hot humid day to quench a bout of drymouth. But for a Friday night beer I don't think so.

EdTheEdge, Apr 29, 2011
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2.23/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Poured a cloudy opaque light brown colour with a tan head. It smelled yeasty and citrusy. The taste was strongly of cloves. There were also citrus notes and peppery hops. It was somewhat sweet and had some yeasty notes. Not as overbearing as I feared from the smell. However, the clove taste was too strong to be pleasant. It was the primary character of the beer. The actual ingredient was probably coriander, I suppose, which is frequently used to flavour trippels. However, I found its overbearing character unpleasant. It didn't form a piece of the beer's character. Rather, it was probably covering many other notes it may have had.

ElCommodoro, Apr 20, 2011
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2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

cfadams17, Aug 16, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

maxwelldeux, Jun 02, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

TheBigBoy, Apr 23, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

mjw3180, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of featthebeard79beerhead
2.25/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours cloudy golden. 2 finger head that dissipated quickly but left some lacing

Smells of fermenting fruit

Tastes of fermenting fruit and sweet (way to sweet )more of a cider taste than beer for me.But definatley more flavorful than macro brew. High abv is hidden well.Slightly tinney taste. But smooth going down.

Very carbonated but in a good way.

Mouth feel is smooth flavour dissipated quickly.

Overall OK. Would not purchase again as it is not my style. I am a hop head this brew was too sweet and reminded me of fallen fruit off a tree which is fermenting. Still more interesting than macro. And the abv kept me entertained

featthebeard79beerhead, Oct 12, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

TEKNISHE, Jul 29, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

MaryW, Jun 25, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

LakelandGrillsmith, Oct 13, 2012
Photo of sadicarnot
2.3/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

La fin du monde is a based upon a wonderful recipe.

But since feb 2012 bottle dates the bottle (750 ml) priming regime has resulted in a very large number of flat beers. I cannot recommend this beer to anyone, although i appreciate the fresh hop of winter batches.

Unibroue tried to reduce the gas in its product, but couldn't manage the variation which is producing a very large number of flat or very nearly flat beers. La fin du monde shoulld have some gas, enough to push the cork from the bottle. Their quality control has become pathetic, i am very sorry to say.

sadicarnot, May 27, 2013
Photo of 45nDown
2.35/5  rDev -45.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Rusty orange in color. Short lasting head with little or no lacing Okay this is my first Trippel rating. Not my favorite beer Lot's of clove flavor Recommended serving temp is 45-50 so even though I let it warm up a bit its not likely I let it was to warm. I don't have much experiance with this type of beer and its unlikely I'll be getting more any time soon. The brewer made a good clean beer...just not my speed.

45nDown, Jun 23, 2013
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2.35/5  rDev -45.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

maybe it's because ive never had a tripel before, but this was a serious let down for the money. people go on and on about bananas and cloves and this and that... all i got was the impression that a heavy ale had sex with an underdone mead and this was the result. there was a slight fruitiness that was quickly overtaken by a hot alcoholy quality. it was more like drinking medicine than beer. i wont be trying this one again.

zorak1066, Feb 21, 2013
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2.38/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Well my apologies to everyone who loves this beer. Pours yellow haze and copper. Smells like alcohol spilled on a copper pipe. Taste wise, very alcoholic, reminiscient of when your old lady fills up the bathroom with perfume and hairspray and you get it in your mouth.

Perfume, apples, clove, maybe even vanilla. And you can't get rid of it for a little while. Sometimes, I've noticed aging the beer a year or three will make it a little less harsh in exchange for additional sweetness. I'd recommend that.

Beerandraiderfan, Dec 25, 2009
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,565 ratings.