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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,190 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,190
Reviews: 2,729
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 354
Gots: 903 | 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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Photo of Ian_Alexander
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Ian_Alexander, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of glinnebur
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

glinnebur, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of Rio
3.93/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 fl oz bottle, silver foil wrapper around the neck. Pours as something of a hazy straw color, nice, thick head of tiny bubbles that seems like it's gonna stick around for a bit. Nice, sweet smell to it, with a bit of a floral smell to it as well. Very smooth, pleasing aroma.

The smooth sweetness carries over to the taste, as well as a bit of a spicy touch, perhaps a bit of clove or something similar. Strong malt flavor at the start, with some hop flavor that follows, almost completely masking the alcohol. Mouthfeel is almost a bit creamy, with a powdery, almost dry feel to it at the end.

A very good beer. I like most of Unibroue's offerings, but this is a new one for me. Very drinkable, despite being 9% alcohol.

Rio, Sep 23, 2004
Photo of sirdrinkwell
4.75/5  rDev +10%

sirdrinkwell, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of ggilman
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Corked & caged 750ml, poured into a Pinot glass.

Straw/ orange hazy with a tight white foamy head. Beads of sticky lace coat in small amounts. A perfume-y nose, flowery, spicy, clove, yeast and alcohol. Peppery spicy clove taste. Something I can't place. Floral and yeasty. Sugary earthy honey comb finish. Almost a nectar like mouth feel with an alcohol sting. Lingering floral finish. A bit cloying to me. Medium carbonation,which gets a little watery at the end.

Sticky, rich, a good triple to share.

ggilman, Jan 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

chebode2, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of sourgrass
4/5  rDev -7.4%

sourgrass, Oct 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

wilfmaster, May 05, 2014
Photo of xXTequila
4.13/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy with yeast and golden copper in apperance.
Sugar, yeast and fruit in the aroma.
Sweet sugar, appricotts and light caramel in the flavor.
This is a great beer. Some people I have talked to have said that it is way to sweet, but imo it's a great belgian style ale.

xXTequila, Feb 21, 2004
Photo of HopheadEd
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy yellow you can not see through, big, big, head. Aroma of citris, lemon, grapefruit. Great clean, crisp mouthfeel with big carbonation, ala champagne. First sip reveals a little alcohol, but is soon hidden with complex fruit flavors and a small hop bite. Lace to the bottom of the glass, again, a slight alcohol finish, but still very drinkable. One of my favorites from Unibroue.

HopheadEd, Jan 05, 2003
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4.05/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

cloudy yellow ale with a little yeast floating around. Thin white head, no lacing. Sweet aroma with a balanced taste of sweet malt and a little tartness in the finish. The aroma is faint and the taste is similar - not overpowering but a very nice ale, the unibroue's are really impressing me.

SaunaKing, Feb 06, 2005
Photo of Melchizedek
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a champagne-like gold, with a slight yeast haze, a rocky white head and lively, lasting carbonation.

Smell is potent, with some clove and yeast action and a light Red Delicious apple-like background scent. Floral notes in the smell as well. In the mouth, rather effervescent and foamy, with noticeable alcohol and a hard-to-identify honey/fruit sweetness.

This is very, very drinkable--dangerously so, with its 9% ABV. There's a pleasing sharpness to the flavor and mouthfeel that comes out better at a temp a bit lower than what might be recommended; when you try it, pour at fridge temp or just above and let it warm, and I think you'll enjoy it immensely.

Melchizedek, Nov 08, 2005
Photo of skullsplitter
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was at Marty's yesterday and noticed this brew calling to me. I wanted to see what all the fuss was about....

I see it now.

Appearance: Golden, orange-like appearance. Holy Carbonation Batman! There was a surprisingly excellent head on this drink. Very soapy. It never actually dissipated.

Smell: Very fruity. Banana notes hit me right away as well as a light peppery smell.

Taste: Very fruity almost bubblegum-like. But the taste fit. You can taste the yeast and the peppery notes right away. It didn't taste as strong as I thought it would.

Mouthfeel: Pretty good. No complaints here. The sweetness of the brew kicked in here.

Drinkability: Very smooth. Almost too smooth for the alcohol content.

This is the first time I have ever had a Unibroue brew. I think I shall give there other selections a whirl.

skullsplitter, Apr 18, 2010
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4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy yellow with medium bright white head. As the head falls it leaves a significant rim of foam around the edge. Aroma displays big fruit and spice with a little mustiness in the background. Apples and cloves dominate. Flavor offers a bright, fruity character balanced nicely with a sharp spiciness. Mouthfeel is very spritzy and effervescent, with a medium-light body. The 9% alcohol is well hidden behind all that flavor.

Overall, an excellent Tripel, and one that I think holds up nicely against even the finest examples from Belgium. Recommended.

marksto, Aug 16, 2008
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4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy yellow with thin white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is citrusy and strangely reminiscent of soap. Taste is full of allspice, cloves, and sweet malts. Very light mouthfeel for such a high ABV. High carbonation and fizziness in the mouth which seems consistent with the style, but not my favorite feature; distracts from the flavor.

High ABV is evident in the finish. Also by the way the room starts to slowly spin as one approaches the bottom of the glass.

Overall, a very interesting, easy-to-drink brew. Lots of taste nuances in a powerful package. I think that this may not be my absolute favorite style of beer...I would choose a double IPA any day of the week. However, in the right setting...say, a hot summer day, sitting outside with friends with nothing pressing, when you don't mind tying one on...this is a great choice.

dhd1491, May 09, 2009
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4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a snifter:

Opaque yellow brown body with a thick, thick head. A chalice would be best for this brew. Citrus, farm, and yeast in the nose. Absolutely awesome maltiness, and exceptionally well rounded. A little lemon in there, a touch on the sour side. Highly carbonated, but that's too be expected. Very drinkable.

Overall: Another solid win from Unibroue, La Fin Du Monde is available, reasonably priced, and delicious.

schroederm, Feb 15, 2009
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4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into chalice from 750 mL bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a half finger of head. Very sweet smell like cane sugar and syrup. Taste is kind of wheaty and sweet. Very strong and sweet flavor that masks the ABV very well. Light coating mouthfeel. Drinkability is only lost on the full flavor and sweetness of an otherwise top notch tripel.

dakid618, Jan 27, 2009
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

yasky, Aug 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

RadfordBrewing, Mar 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

bhurley, May 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

HOMEPL8, Jan 03, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

acat25, Apr 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Chisfinest84, Mar 03, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

JennieKoeper, Nov 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

esdeebrew, Apr 06, 2013
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,190 ratings.