La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,741 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,741
Reviews: 2,761
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 388
Gots: 1,153 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
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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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Photo of BryanK
3.5/5  rDev -19%

Photo of TheDM
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Another first impression Whoa! This brew foamed up 1/4 brew, 3/4 foam as I poured it into my glass. Its head was a very white color. The bubbles in the head ranged from small to large. Again, this is another very carbonated brew. This brew also had a very mild aroma. It too was hard for me to distinguish from other smells. It has a very light orange color with yeast particles floating in it. Its flavor contains a variety of different tastes. The carbonation once again rolls off the tongue. It is adding to my buzz tonight. I liked the flavor and taste of the brew. It agrees with me very much. All in all an excellent brew! This brew is very potent and it added to my buzz for the evening.

Photo of bcrossan
4/5  rDev -7.4%

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

An intimidating name. The End Of The World, eh?

The look is impressive. Massive initial white head and cascading bubbles continue throughout. The yellow-orange coloring is a little cloudy.

Yeasty, fruity smell of oranges and honey.

Outstanding flavor of slight hops, but a nice alcohol flavor. Slightly sweet and tangy. Apricot aftertastes and orange hints.

Feel is bubbly and light.

Delicious, addictive beer. Easy to drink, impressive to look at. And you can say you are drinking the end of the world.

Photo of grahuba
3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of rogerthegill
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of JOrtt
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of balinor
5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of Mikus
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of claytri
3.88/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer poured a rich old gold with a good amount of effervesence developoing a fine white head with a few tan hints in it. The aroma was of citrus, bananna, and sweet malt underneath. The taste is sweet malt with a hint of citrus and some bananna, this is followed by a blast of spice and an alcohol burn in the finish. The feel is smooth oily, and effervescent. This a wonderfully drinkable beer. A fine example of a style that goes down easily.

Photo of scooter231
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is my first beer review here, so please treat me gently.
This is one of my favorite beers I've come across so far in my young beer studying life. The appearance is a cloudy golden color, with a lot of frothy white head when you first pour that soon disappears to a mere coating on top.

It smells almost cidery, definitely bubbly, lots of fruityness. Tastes better than it smells- sweet, but dry. The alcohol content doesn't overwhelm the flavors at all. Kind of champagne-esque, and definitely tasty.

Great mouthfeel, sticks around for a bit after you swallow, but no bad aftertaste or anything of that ilk. I could, and have, drank more than one of these at a time on occasion. You know it has more alcohol than your average beer, but it's sneakily hidden. A lovely beer on the whole- definitely worth checking out, as are most Unibroue beers.

Photo of PintOHops
4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a corked 750ml bottle into a goblet.

Appearance/Smell - Appears a clouded golden/straw color with a massive head and decent retention. Attractive tiny carbonation bubbles can be seen coming up the rim of the glass, and it leaves some broken & splashy lacing. Smells of a big semi sweet banana nose, hints of clove, corn husk, and orange zests. Some fruity grape & pair notes as well, and a very subtle buttery/toffee, as it warms, lots of alcoholic aroma pronounces itself well, sorta clouding most of the smell.

Taste/Mouthfeel - Tastes of a semi bright citrus note that hits the tongue first, and then washes away with a big corn husk/grainy/bisciuty flavor. Hints of banana, but not as strong as in the smell, orange zest notes seem to come between all flavors. Alcohol burn finishes this one as expected, and corn husk & banana notes seem to linger a bit. Mouthfeel has a firm bite of carbonation, along with a slightly smooth & silky feel, medium-full bodied but more so on the medium side.

Drinkability/Final thoughts - I'm not a big fan of Tripels, but I do appreciate them, this one was balanced well without being so alcoholic, overly bitey, and harsh, and the drinkability was great although the ABV is very high. I could easily put down a couple small goblets of this great brew on a cool day, I did however get a little tired of the flavors after a couple goblets, so I wouldn't really enjoy drinking anymore than that. Not much to say, if you enjoy this style than try this one, it's definitely the smoothest one Ive had so far.

Photo of fostachild
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle.

pours a cloudy, medium gold/yellow color. tons of foamy head, lasts forever.

smells very yeasty/wheaty. malt, citrus, bit of hops.

taste was awesome. tangy, sweet, spices in there. very well balanced and good carbonation.

overall great triple - very enjoyable.

Photo of MightiestBeard
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Didier
3.5/5  rDev -19%

Photo of Blueribbon666
4.7/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12oz. Bottle poured into a wide pint mug. Wonderful color of orange, smelling of wheat, citrus and a bit of spice. Definitely a top five or ten beer for me. The head dissipates fairly quickly. Mouthfeel is very nice and smooth and very drinkable for the abv. I've exposed many a Blue Moon honk to this wonderful beer, I say that because that's what most tell me when I have them taste La Fin Du Monde. No orange needed, the wonderful all natural citrus taste comes standard.

Photo of goalie33
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 750mL bottle into 13oz tulip glass.
A: Hazy straw gold in color with 1 finger of fizzy head that goes down to a thin layer coating the top of the beer.
S: Clove and spices, very similar to a hefeweizen without the banana.
T: The spiciness of the nose comes through in the taste with a hint of alcohol. This beer masks its 9% abv very well but you can tell that it is there.

Photo of Goobastic
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of cantfindme
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Danno48
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of JamesShoemaker
3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of waston
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of HoustonTX
4.55/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Deep yellow/orange. Thick white head with some lacing.

Smell - Citrus, with hops present.

Taste - Nice and crisp. Heavy citrus at first, which turns into a nice wild untamed spice flavor, malty banana/backbone, with hop/alcohol bitter aftertaste. Goes down smooth for the ABV.

Mouthfeel - Pleasing and full.

Drinkability - Decent, as ABV is pretty well disguised.

Overall, a strong contender in the Belgian Strong Pale Ale category. I enjoy Duvel more, but this is definitely worth a try.

Photo of TheTrevor
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured a hazy golden color with a two-finger off-beige head that lasted a little while. The smell is complex and represents some of the best parts about the style. There is some coriander and clove along with some fruitiness including tangerine, lemon, and a bit of banana. The taste is the same as the smell, you can almost taste something new every sip but it always seems to fit together perfectly to be complex and delicious without being overpowering or cloyingly sweet. The mouthfeel is thick with some moderate carbonation. This is probably in the top three of my varieties of tripel, which is one of my favorite styles.

La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,741 ratings.