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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

7,744 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,744
Reviews: 2,712
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 322
Gots: 706 | FT: 11
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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Chickenhawk9932

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful golden color with a frothy white head, good retention and nice lacing.

Smells of sour yeast and banana. A fairly clean nose.

Taste is banana up front with a nice chewy bready malt middle. A very nice sting from the carbonation with some bitter spice notes - clove. An excellent beer, maybe not a lot going on, but the few notes are played excellently and come together in a beautiful harmony of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2012 00:16:48 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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ejw127

Nevada

5/5  rDev +15.7%

12-03-2011 22:15:39 | More by ejw127
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.4%

01-12-2014 22:52:54 | More by sanitarium16
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ipc2000

New York

4/5  rDev -7.4%

12-09-2012 03:43:26 | More by ipc2000
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jmsedgwick

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-24-2014 10:07:46 | More by jmsedgwick
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truesolution

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-04-2012 05:41:22 | More by truesolution
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Phocion

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First time reviewing an old favorite. Pours from the 750ml bottle into a Duvel tulip a pale clody golden-yellow with a thick bubbly white head. Excellent retention.

Nose is strong yeast, very fruity (bananas, peaches, lemons), and spicy. Slight alcohol aroma is also detectable.

Very citrusy and mildly hopped. There's a whole bouquet of fruit flavors - banana, peach, lemon, orange peel, and apricot along with a nice helping of wheat and spices. Why can't all Canadian beers taste like this?

Very crisp citric mouthfeel with a subtle warming sensation from the alcohol. Very palatable and drinkable, the only hinderince being the strong ABV. Excellently crafted and balanced; it's brews like this that make brewing seem like a true art form.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2006 03:39:43 | More by Phocion
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jdubjacket

Georgia

3.65/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Pours a pale yellow with a BIG head and alot of carbonation. Smell is sweet and spicy. Taste includes a mixture of spices and some fruit. This beer had way too much carbonation for me to thoroughly enjoy. Made me burp after every sip. Still, a good tripel.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2008 16:50:07 | More by jdubjacket
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assman79

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-05-2012 01:33:55 | More by assman79
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-05-2014 18:26:59 | More by bulldogg915
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +10%

12-10-2011 23:11:43 | More by brokentee
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-25-2014 20:09:37 | More by berkshire413
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ttylicki

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

05-10-2014 03:10:40 | More by ttylicki
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stella77artois

New York

4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A - Pours a hazy yellow-orange. Definitely some sediment action going. About a 1-inch head that dissipated quickly. Some carbonation evident at the bottom. A lot of people are turned off by the appearance. Doesn't bother me.

S - Fruity smells, pineapple comes to mind. Barley and just a faint hint of booze.

T - Oustanding. Smooth yet powerful. Just a bit of hop action evident, with a fair amount of quality malt. Also taste the aforementioned pineapple and a bit of melon. A sort of pear taste evident after beer warmed up a few degrees. The 9% ABV is hidden well, but still able to be noticed.

M - Solid, nothing outta this world. Crisp with acceptable amount of carbonation. Not dry or bitter.

O - One of the best rated beers in the world for a reason. Strong and bold yet slightly sweet, and incredibly drinkable. Won't exactly strain my hamstring running to the store for more, but I definitely see this becoming a regular beer for me.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 16:30:09 | More by stella77artois
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gr0g

New Jersey

4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A hazy, light golden appearance. Two-finger creamy white head that never entirely disappears. Some tattered lacing. Yeasty phenols upfront on the nose, kind of a Unibroue calling card as I've found -- Aspirin bottle and clove. Some bright fruity esters, too, yielding apple and even pineapple.

Really comes into its own once it hits the palate: very nice sweet/dry balance, becoming more bitter on the finish. Vinous, even Champagne-like flavor of light fruit. Less yeast character than on the nose. Texture is more soft and creamy once some initial prickliness subsides, rather than the sparkling wine-like feel sometimes encountered with tripels. Alcohol doesn't intrude into the flavor profile at all. Just very tasty all-around.

A benchmark Tripel, this is up there with the likes of Westmalle. This is Unibroue's crown jewel in their lineup.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 01:30:02 | More by gr0g
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StoicBeast

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

04-18-2012 06:14:56 | More by StoicBeast
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Stumpy29er

New York

4/5  rDev -7.4%

01-08-2012 22:36:56 | More by Stumpy29er
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caverog

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

05-10-2013 22:56:23 | More by caverog
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-03-2014 15:44:51 | More by LooseMoose1978
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hotsudge

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-18-2013 02:42:21 | More by hotsudge
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AmericanGothic

Iowa

4.72/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Rochefort chalice.

A: Pours a golden honey color, as cloudy as a witbier. Thin off-white head (it's a chalice) with excellent retention and fine lace.

S: Spicy, fruity, sweet, yeasty malts. Pepper is the main spice, banana and pear in the fruit spectrum.

T: Pepper and cinnamon, citrusy (mellow orange) fruit, smidge of apricot, sweet malt. All the notes you expect in a tripel, in splendid balance. Long and lingering finish maintains the spice and sweetness together. Some soft minerals, as well as a slightly whipped cream flavor, tie the flavor and mouthfeel together.

M: On the light side of medium body, excellent carbonation gives a creamy and billowy mouthfeel. Suave.

O: Pure delight and joy. One of my favorite tripels, or favorites of any style for that matter. Ridiculously inexpensive for the quality of brew. Have been enjoying this for many years, and hope to have at least as many yet ahead.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2011 02:20:56 | More by AmericanGothic
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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-06-2014 23:11:26 | More by Yellolab2010
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abcsofbeer

Virginia

4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass, this exceptional brew comes out an orange ade color that is pretty cloudy. It is topped by a frothy white head, about 2 fingers high. The head retention and lacing is very good.

The aroma is of banana, apple and vanilla that is full on strong and aromatic. This ale has a very distinct and wonderful floral bouquet, to steal a description from some fine wines.

The flavor is an apple tartness and lingering hop spiciness. I detect some other fruits in there too, maybe raisins. The mouthfeel is bold, with a full body accompanied by very nice tartness and tanginess. There is some warming alcohol flavor toward the bottom of the glass and this one finishes strong.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2007 23:49:57 | More by abcsofbeer
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thufflife

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7.4%

06-19-2014 16:47:44 | More by thufflife
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rodenbach99

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

bouteille brune de 750ml, bouchon de liège

belle bière blonde trouble, la mousse se dissipe rapidement mais elle est très belle, petit nez de levure, belle pointe épicée en bouche, belle longueur, l'alcool se fait sentir, moins épicé que la don de dieu, moins bonne aussi, je la préfère aussi.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2007 01:14:25 | More by rodenbach99
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 7,744 ratings.