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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,586 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,586
Reviews: 2,753
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 378
Gots: 1,070 | 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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5/5  rDev +15.7%

larybrew, May 19, 2012
Photo of TheMyers
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

TheMyers, May 19, 2012
Photo of Hopswagger
4.73/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From notes:

P: A murky apricot body with streaming bubbles and a crown of airy white head the quickly fades to a translucent swirl.

S: Profound yeast esters, mandarin oranges with sweet alcohol. Coriander, earthy notes, leather oil and spices. Barnyard funk, apricots, and pears.

T/M: A vibrant carbonated tingle on the palate that opens up to funky esters, robust orchard fruits, bananas, and subtle spices. A small amount of smoked wood that compliments the dry finish of tangy apples.

O: Wow! This is truly a delicious tripel. I loved everything about it. Complex and elegant with bold flavors and easy drink ability. I enjoy this both cold and room temp. This will be a regular pleasure for me.

Hopswagger, May 18, 2012
Photo of TedSneakman
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

TedSneakman, May 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

garnesa, May 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

markasparov, May 16, 2012
Photo of stakem
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a cervoise. The brew appears a hazed golden yellow with 2 fingers worth of creamy off-white head. Rising bubbles of carbonation maintain more than a finger of froth atop the solution. As the cap fades, some patches of lace stick to the glass.

The aroma is spicy with yeast that comes across with some mild fruity notes like pear and apple that blend with some clove and pepper. The alcohol is evident with a fruity ester that accents the previously mentioned apple and pear and draws out more of a brighter citrus quality that is zesty.

The taste is yeasty with a spice of clove that blends into a bit of pepper before the onset of fruity notes of apple, pear and some melons. There is a solid grain inclusion that is light and almost bready that eases the transition between yeasty spice and fruity alcohol. For 9% the brew finishes surprisingly crisp but quite warming.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. For 9% it is easily approachable and enjoyable but carries with it a warmth that is to be respected. It has a good rounded character about it that makes it dangerously light and refreshing. I could see myself getting in trouble with several bottles of this despite the warming impact it has. Certainly worth a try.

stakem, May 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -30.6%

ncstateplaya, May 15, 2012
Photo of MortarPestle
4.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a creamy head that dissipates to a thin ring a leaves little lacing.
Aroma: The smell of stone fruits, clove, flowers and pepper.
Taste: Lots of fruit and malt meet spice and pepper. A refreshing brew on a hot summer day. The alcohol sneaks up on you, like other brews from Unibroue, but it is cleverly hidden.
Drinkability: I am so glad I decided to pick up the Unibroue sample pack at Trader Joe's. This brew lands just under Maudite.
Notes: Severed in a chalice.

MortarPestle, May 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

Sicem99, May 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

modulated, May 14, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

PatGreer, May 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -30.6%

transmogrified, May 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

mtlasley, May 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

seanzzila, May 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

FrankK, May 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

MrTopher, May 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Ketelswan, May 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

richie, May 11, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

JeffTheJuice, May 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

jacobalindsey, May 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

jjauga, May 11, 2012
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1/5  rDev -76.9%

Jitteryjoe, May 09, 2012
Photo of BostonHops
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

to me this is a prime example of a beer that is so good yet so readily available - i can pick one up at probably a dozen locales within a mile radius, including the supermarket and a trader joe's - that it doesn't cull the hype of something equally (or less) delicious but which you have to scour the earth for. were la fin du monde to suddenly dry up there'd be riots. (see: BCBS pre and post 2010.)

750ml bottle served in a snifter.

pours a luxurious hazy blond with two fingers of foamy head; decent retention and some patchy lacing. nose is relatively fruity, flanked by notes of spices and yeast. flavor follows the aroma with big fruity notes (peach, apple, citrus, maybe a touch of pineapple), yeast, spice (coriander, clove), and a glimmer of a floral character... medium bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation... dangerously drinkable.

all in all? super flavorful and really just an all-around world class tripel.

original review on: 07-20-2010

BostonHops, May 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

redliner8, May 09, 2012
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,586 ratings.