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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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8,163 Ratings

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Ratings: 8,163
Reviews: 2,728
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 348
Gots: 890 | FT: 17
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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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

NHhomebrewguy, Aug 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

KolbMarley, Jan 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

byronic, Mar 18, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev -6.7%

Twelve ounce brown twist cap bottle, with best by date clearly marked on back.

Bright blazing gold, with a blossoming, tight white head. When the yeast is added it goes cloudy, & bright yellow, almost like a wit. The head takes on a much creameir look after the yeast pour.

Bright punchy aroma, sweet & inviting. Its not as punchy after the yeast pour, but an earthy quality is added to the nose.

A rather clean tasting ale. Straight forward malt sweetness, a touch of tart apple like flavours, & some pepper. A dry finish with a subtle but effective hop character. Some solvent flavour lingers. Some earthy / herbal flower qualities are added with the yeast. It also becomes more peppery.

Medium bodied while still being somewhat soft, with pinpoint carbonation.

Quite a nice Belgian strong pale ale. It features a refined sophitication that I enjoyed.

xgrigorix, Aug 29, 2003
Photo of Rootdog316
4.88/5  rDev +13%

This beer is a Tripel Belgian styled-ale. It has a nice orange and spicy aroma. The flavors are pretty complex and mostly great. To start, you get nothing except for a blast of carbonation that lasts at least a second. But finally that evolves on your palate. First tastes are of orange and other citrus along with spices, noticeably cloves and cinnamon. Lots of yeasty and doughy flavors as well. A nice finish and aftertaste too. The 9% alcohol warms you up but in a good way and is not annoying at all.

Rootdog316, Apr 18, 2009
Photo of depechemode1983
4.78/5  rDev +10.6%

Serving Type - 12oz bottle

Apperance - Dark golden cloudy pale color. Nice White head with little to no lacing

Smell - Cloves and spices. Kinda sour smell lingers a little.

Taste - CLOVES! tasted just like it smelled. also light fruit peach flavor. and i can tasted a little banana. very pleasant mild alc taste. hidden well for 9%abv.

Mouthfeel - Excellent Carbonation nice thick mouthfeel

Note - One of the greatest beers i have had to date. Very complex taste. I enjoyed this beer from start to finish. Worth evey penny i paid for it. Highly Recommended.

depechemode1983, Sep 17, 2006
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4.4/5  rDev +1.9%

This was the first micro brew I ever tried. It was at a coffee house in Orlando. This beer single handedly got me into the love of fine beers. Thank you Unibrau! Poured a cloudy goldish color with a nice head. Smelled heavenly with a mixture of raisons, candied fruit, apples, and dried apricots. Taste was spectacular with upfront fruit and spice and mild floral hop undertones. I just sipped away at this beer and listened to some great rifs on my friend's acoustic guitar.

Portertime, Apr 21, 2008
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4.55/5  rDev +5.3%

A: A lightly hazy goldenrod with a rocky, creamy, thick white head that settles slowly to a nice covering and leaves some faint lace patterns on the glass.

S: Oranges, pears, green apples, cloves, light pepper spice from the alcohol. Bold, complex, and wonderful.

T&M: Peppery alcohol, some light fruits (pear and apple from the nose), phenolic and medicinal flavors, clove. Flavor could be a bit stronger, but that's only a minor complaint. Lighter body with a brisk, bubbly carbonation that creates a nice effect, though I would appreciate a bit more creaminess.

D: 9% hurts a bit, but it's still flavorful, crisp, and refreshing. Really a wonderful spring or summertime beer.

BamaBeerBuff, Jun 17, 2008
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

hawkmage, Dec 31, 2011
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2.75/5  rDev -36.3%

ATXRyan, Aug 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

WMEugene, Dec 31, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Leftofthedial, Dec 17, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

SkeeterBoganski, May 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

jmw4437, Dec 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

jbarletto, May 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

420Rick, Nov 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

edhizdeid, Oct 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

JWalterWeatherman, May 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

DCdevyl78, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of Brian700
3.55/5  rDev -17.8%

Sampled from a 750ml bottle. Corked and all. Classy but not a brew for monday night football. I can appreciate this sort of thing but this one just didn't do a whole lot for me.

Pours a nice crisp yellow with a yeasty aroma. Great mouthfeel, but the flavour was a not doing much for the o'l taste buds. I must be fair in that this was the only sample I've had and I did not take note of the "best by" date. I should try it again because it really did sound like something that would be right up my alley.

I hope it was just a bad sample, but if not, it really did taste like the End of the World.

Brian700, Sep 02, 2003
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

BuckeyeSlim, Feb 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

nharres, Mar 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

dubmax, Jun 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

BryanCDM, Mar 08, 2014
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,163 ratings.