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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,600 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,600
Reviews: 2,753
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 379
Gots: 1,081 | 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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3/5  rDev -30.6%

starkmarvelo, May 29, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

dwitt24, Dec 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

Snarf103, Jun 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

maynard713, Oct 16, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

dougieboy, May 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

BeerSnob1022, Dec 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

HALB, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of Travis1221
3.92/5  rDev -9.3%

Travis1221, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of Reverand
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Translation of La Fin Du Monde is the end of the world. I would certainly travel to the end of the world for this beer. An amazing example ofthis style. The cloudy orange - yellow appearance with a beautiful white that clings to the glass. The complexity of the taste will have you thinking of adjectives to descirbe this beer. But simply out and in ine word "incredible"

Reverand, Jul 17, 2002
Photo of AndyH
3.8/5  rDev -12%

AndyH, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of MerkinMan
4.53/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Very bright gold with a thick head that dies down to a thin but resilient lace.

S: Spicy yeast and phenolic scents. There are some peppery and hoppy notes to smell. Smells much like a Saison, though I know it is a tripel.

T: Very bright, yeasty and peppery, finish is that of green apples and pears. This could very well be mistaken for a Saison for how spicy it is. Am I getting a little chocolate? How did they do that? And then it is cut with a dryness that is reminiscent of a woody Californian white wine.

MF: Alive as hell. Seems to double in proportion when it enters the mouth.

D: A hell of a tripel. I wish they all had this kind of character in the place of just the strong phenolic alcohol tastes. If I had to pick one example of a tripel, this would be the one.

MerkinMan, Jan 11, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

micko323, Jun 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

bkaj21, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of Snamnoum
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pale golden hay color with a massive head which eventually subsided to one finger. Head is white and frothy and leaves lots of sticky lace.

Smell - is subtle. Light fruity notes of peaches and nectarines. Pale malt, yeast and light phenols.

Taste - awesome tripel, I adore this beer. Extremely well balanced sweet malt, bready yeast, and the lightest touch of hops accompanied by a definite alcohol presence at the finish.

Mouthfeel - is great. Very creamy and well carbonated. If not for the carbonation one might become bogged down by the combination of sweetness and alcohol but this is not the case with this tripel.

Drinkability - a truly great interpretation of a belgian tripel. The high abv accompanied with this style and the alcohol which is left in plain sight (or should I say taste) makes one bomber more than enough, but absolutely worth multiple purchases. I will be getting this again and it has definitely surpassed St. Bernardus as my favorite tripel.

Snamnoum, Jul 24, 2010
Photo of appenzeller
3.28/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours an amber with orange and lemonade looks. Thick head that dissipates quickly leaving a common lacing.

Smells slightly sweet, apples, and moderate hoppiness.

For those who enjoy a beer that is based on sweetness and has some complexity on top of that, it's fine. For me, it's simply too sweet. Nice notes of lemon, cider, and tangy through the finish but I can't help but feel like I'm quaffing quintessentially glorified sugar water.

We all have our perspective. This beer just doesn't resonate with me. I realize this is a top shelf brew for many folks, for me it is just another flawed brew that aspires to greatness. Definitely not the "fin" of my "monde." Having Quebec ties I'd like this beer to be special but for me, it's not.

appenzeller, Jun 12, 2010
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

cates1tg, Nov 28, 2011
Photo of bbb099
4.03/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared with mjyoung. Poured into a snifter.

A - Pale lemony, cloudy, yellow color with ample amount of bright white head.

S - Strong, fruity & citrusy aroma typical of Belgian ales.

T - Buttery, savory apple and banana flavor with a dry and slightly alcohol finish. Minor alcohol warmth going down.

M - Medium bodied. High amount of carbonation.

D - Pretty good drinkability. I probably drank it a little too fast. I found the aftertaste somewhat tasty.

bbb099, Jan 29, 2011
Photo of hdelavega
4.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice clowdy light golden orange with a thin white head that does'nt stick around to long. No lacing.
Smell is spicy, with some light sweet fruits, strawberrys, banana, maybe white grape.
Taste has a nice spicy bite that is also pretty sweet, it's pretty hard to pick out the 9% ABV, well done.
The carbonation is pretty strong on this one. The whole bouquet of flavors really sits on the palette. The body is pretty light and the finish is super smooth.

hdelavega, Oct 05, 2011
Photo of santa216
4/5  rDev -7.4%

santa216, Nov 15, 2013
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,600 ratings.