La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue
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4.47/5 rDev +3.5%
A - Hazy golden body with a firm 2 fingers of foam. Solid retention with minimal lacing.
S - Thick yeasty aromas. Banana, Belgian candi, golden raisins, pears, citrus and floral hops. A touch of basement dust as it warms.
T - Banana, pears, clove, lemon grass, white pepper. Wheaty malt holds strong before drying out on the finish. Mild hops provide a spicy grass character
M - Creamy, full but light body with perfect carbonation.
One of my favorite Tripels. The wheat-like malt effortlessly blends with the yeast esters and spice to create a smooth easy drinking beer.
11-14-2011 01:34:15 | More by StaveHooks
4.33/5 rDev +0.2%
not that this beer needs more good press, but it is quite representative of the style. golden colored tripel with noticeable Belgian yeasty esters on the nose. mouthfeel is light, with a touch of creaminess on the end. lots of fruit qualities waft up when the beer is consumed and seem to linger in its long finish.
11-11-2011 05:09:19 | More by dannydetox
District of Columbia
4.4/5 rDev +1.9%
A - Cloudy golden yellow appearance. Lots of bubbly head formed quickly and dissipated slowly to a thin white layer
S - Yeasty and sweet malt smells. Caramel malt and sugars with hints of citrus hops/orange peel.
T - Sweet sugary taste with bits of citrus flavor and just a bit of alcohol. Bready yeast flavor - biscuity finish. Very inviting sweetness of the added malt is well balanced with just enough hops and the yeast. Covers up the high ABV well.
M - Smooth and easy to drink with only moderate carbonation
O - Excellent beer and a treat to enjoy. A great Tripel. The sweetness and bready flavors are outstanding and well balanced. The high ABV is only noticeable after finishing your second glass! Would highly recommend
11-10-2011 18:58:24 | More by joek440
3.23/5 rDev -25.2%
A: It is a very foggy light yellow with no head when poured.
S: Very fruity. There are aromas of banana, citrus, and lemon. Very strong aroma.
T: Just ok. The aromas mentioned above carry over into the very bold taste.
M: Very very fizzy. The beer is watery.
O: The only reason I bought this was because it was on the top 100 and I wanted to try a tripple. I was not impressed and I am surprised it was on the list to begin with.
11-10-2011 04:45:36 | More by jvillefan
4.68/5 rDev +8.3%
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a tulip glass.
A: Beautiful hazy orange with lots of swirling carbonation bubbles and a thick white head.
S: Sweet, yeast, fruity. Slight cloves hint. Can't exactly put my finger on the fruit, perhaps banana?
T: Yeasty into a malty banana bread type flavor with a spice finish.
M: Very refreshing the high amounts of carbonation make this beer a real refreshing drink.
O: There's a reason why this is cult status at this point. Very easy to drink and well made.
11-07-2011 17:11:12 | More by keanex
4.53/5 rDev +4.9%
Enjoyed this 12oz silver foil topped bottle out of a large snifter glass.
A: Pours a very hazy orange hue with a HUGE, 4-finger, white, frothy head that lasts forever! Great trail all the way down the glass and ends in a persistent solid lace. Brew fizzes with every sip
S: Strong Belgian sweet candi smell followed yeast aroma with hints of fruits and phenols.
T: Sweet smooth brew at first taste followed by a heavy malt and alcohol warth that transcends the whole body. Hints of spicy cloves and yeast in the background and finishes slightly sweet.
M: Very strong and boozy. Heavy body and heavy carbonation.
O: Wow – this brew kicks some ass. Definitely a sipper at 9% abv
11-06-2011 20:06:22 | More by ckollias
3.98/5 rDev -7.9%
Pours a hazy golden yellow with clouds of yeast floating around. There's 1/2" of soft, foamy, soap-bubble-like head with decent retention. The nose has notes of coriander, wheat, apples, straw, and a hint of lemon. The taste is orange peel, coriander, faint lemon, alcohol phenols, and faint red apples. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, warm, and well carbonated.
This is a well balanced, rather complicated tripel. The flavors mesh well though the coriander can be overwhelming at times. Overall, though this is a great example of the style.
11-04-2011 19:50:56 | More by tdm168
4.65/5 rDev +7.6%
Poured from a 750ml bottle into a goblet, best before 2-8-14 date on the back. This pours a nice hazy light golden color with a decent white head which quickly dissipates. Smells of cloves, banana, coriander, malts, very nice. Feel is medium with high carbonation. The tastes are many of the same spices and malts with a nice dry finish, this beer is excellent and meets expectations.
11-03-2011 02:06:44 | More by DavidST
4.47/5 rDev +3.5%
Bottle served in a goblet.
Appearance: Pours a pale yellow with a large white head. The head resides fairly quickly and there is not much lacing left behind.
Smell: A wonderful mix of sweet and spicy. The aroma has a strong malt background with a slight hint of fruitiness such as grape and citrus. The finish is slightly spicy.
Taste: The taste is similar to the aroma with a wonderfully complex malt underpinning with a lovely wave of fruity overtones such as mango and citrus. Everything is perfectly balanced with a finish full of clove spiciness and a warming alcohol.
Mouthfeel: Light mouthfeel with a good level of carbonation. Very well attenuated. Super easy to drink and very enjoyable.
Overall: A wonderful beer. Flavorful, complex, easy to drink. It doesn't get much better than this.
11-03-2011 01:11:14 | More by agomega
4.47/5 rDev +3.5%
A - Hazy pale straw in colorwith a thick proteiny head at first, but dissapates after a few minutes.
S - Has a light malty aroma with a lot of fruity notes and a hint of alcohol.
T - Has a wheaty/Bready malt taste with some fruity flavors and finishes with a touch of alcohal on the back of the tongue.
M - Light bodied/very dry and eruption of carbonation.
O - A nice belgian tripel.
11-03-2011 00:25:11 | More by clint1019
4.1/5 rDev -5.1%
Appears a natural hazed golden with quickly dissipating white head.
Smells like fruity belgian yeast, white grapes, apples, citrus, some grains.
After a very welcome initial spiciness the flavor emerges as a slightly darker fruit than the nose, with white grape, apple, citrus, berries, tropicals. Lots going on here. A great flavorful beer.
Mouthfeel is superb. Great level of spice, perfect carbonation, medium body.
Overall a delicious beer.
11-02-2011 22:34:25 | More by Sensaray
5/5 rDev +15.7%
Personally my favorite beer. Hence the straight 5.0 rating. It looks right, smells rights and tastes right. It has a wonderfully complex flavor that no other beer I have ever tried has lived up to. They all seem to simple in comparison.
I always have a stash of 750ml bottles around for consumption.
11-02-2011 09:12:52 | More by whubbard
4.4/5 rDev +1.9%
Cloudy orange body with a tight large white head. Excellent lacing on this guy.
Candi sugar sweet aroma. Tropical fruit papaya, mango. Nice clove and pepper to complement the sweeter aroma.
Banana mango clove estery fruity combo hits the tongue nicely with a good complex flavor profile. Finishes dry with a residual alcohol twang.
Phenomenal beer full of flavor. Large chewy full carbonated body. My perfect non-stout morning beer with to sit around and be lazy watching college football/basketball (go jayhawks)
10-29-2011 17:34:04 | More by bfields4
4.58/5 rDev +6%
Poured from bottle into tulip glass.
A - Poured cloudy bright golden color with huge white head that slowly dissipated leaving lots of lacing around the glass.
S - Mostly yeast, bananas, citrus and slight scent of spices.
T - Very sweet, honey, yeast, bananas, apples and a little bit of citrusy flavor.
M - Medium bodied with high carbonation. Very smooth and creamy.
O - Excellent tripel with ABV very well hidden. I would highly recommend it or drink again.
10-28-2011 19:56:01 | More by taigor
4.18/5 rDev -3.2%
Appearance – A blonde amber color. Good head that stays with the beer. Champaign style bubbles.
Smell – Cider, spice, malt, citrus, and a touch of honey.
Taste – The smells above also describe the taste.
Mouthfeel – Medium body with good carbonation. Dry finish. The 9.0% a.b.v. is well hidden.
Drinkability – This is a good beer, but as far as tripels go, it’s not one of my favorites. Too cidery for me.
10-28-2011 07:12:56 | More by Falcon91Wolvrn03
5/5 rDev +15.7%
You will love the look, taste and feel of this beer! I gave it to friend of mine and I thought he was going to leave his wife!
With an almost zen-like golden amber color, this crisp and strong beer goes great with pizza, steak, a concert, a wedding anniversary or your favorite team opening up a can of whoop-ass on a rival.
Tastes great on a warm day and represents the best of North America. Uhhh, can you tell I dig this brew?
Thank you, Canada!
10-26-2011 03:25:44 | More by Pdavidsoncycle
4.22/5 rDev -2.3%
Golden, tinting yellow beer, with creamy white head.
Sweet yeast aroma with banana and pineapple. All blends well into a nice sweetness.
Sweet taste too. A very well blended mix of bread, banana, even peach. A bit more carbonated than I like for a tripel. But overall an excellent example of the style.
10-21-2011 22:01:42 | More by birderbeerer
4.45/5 rDev +3%
Poured into an oversized wine glass. Nice thick white head. Cloudy yellow color - a dense beer - can't see through it.
Really nice smell. Apricot, Belgian yeasts, hops.
Tastes delicious. Balance between hops & malts. Sweet. Alcohol is completely hidden for such a high ABV. Excellent beer. Could have used a touch more zest and complexity - that's all that kept it from being a "5".
10-21-2011 02:16:30 | More by jar2574
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
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