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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,360 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,360
Reviews: 2,738
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 361
Gots: 977 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +10%

KELPAK, Aug 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

itchytasty, Dec 23, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

Schimms, Mar 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

ChuckGnarly, Sep 25, 2012
Photo of birchholz
5/5  rDev +15.7%

birchholz, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of rchristensen
4/5  rDev -7.4%

rchristensen, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of Avantyawn
4.65/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is an amazing beer.

A: Hazy opaque lemony orange golden. Beautiful thick head which dissipates to a thin swirly head.

S: Sublime yeasty subtle citrus banana finish . This smells like a delicious alcohol desert. Fantastic!

T: mmm. mmmm. mmmm. GOOD. Tastes much like the smell of a smooth yeasty citric treat. It is so well balanced it is scary.

M: Maybe my favorite part of the beer is how it feels in the mouth. It is thick yet not chewy. Carbonated but so so gently so. It doesn't change much in the mouth, it sits there as it is, and is beautiful as such.

D: I drink this much faster than most beers of this strength! It is not overpowering or overbearing, just amazing. Very high drinkability. This is not the sort of bottle which I struggle to finish even though I respect it. It just is awesome and easy to drink at the same time.

Avantyawn, Feb 15, 2011
Photo of substanceD
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

substanceD, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of mjgrady
5/5  rDev +15.7%

mjgrady, Jun 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

tigerbeer90, Jul 31, 2013
Photo of pandow
4.75/5  rDev +10%

pandow, May 20, 2013
Photo of MalibuKenny
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

MalibuKenny, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of IdeaSpeeder
4.54/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type - 341ml bottle poured into tulip glass.

Appearance - Pours a cloudy, deep yellow-golden colour. Almost verging on orange. A good three fingers of fluffy white head float on top, and dissipate at a medium rate.

Smell - A truly astounding and complex aroma. I'm sure I'm in over my head here, but here it goes: Light orange peel, coriander, heavy spices (specifically what I can't say exactly) and a good dose of booze.

Taste - Alcohol up front, wich gets even more intense as the beer warms. This is followed by some hints of citrus, mostly bits of orange. A heavy spice flavour is present from start to finish. Other reviewers have pointed out a heavy yeast flavour which I wouldn't have picked up on otherwise, but which is definitely there, in a big way.

Mouthfeel - Heavy carbonation leaves for a crisp, bordering on sharp finish. Mouthfeel is dangerously light, almost fluffy. The beer seems to glide on the tongue.

Overall - 4.5/5

IdeaSpeeder, May 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

lernerlift, May 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

smithj2154, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of FFreak
4.51/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into Omegang tulip glass

Pours golden honey with a tight three finger pure white head - overflowed the glass. Spicey nose with cloves and pepper. Very subdued pepper and maybe cardamon spice combined with lots of honey and apricot/peach. I've not had a lot of Belgian-style beers, but this is my favorite so far.

FFreak, Mar 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

ianw87, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

derryd, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of BigDaddyWil
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a La Chouffe tulip glass.
Best before date on back label: 12-10-2006.

Even with a slow pour, this brew has a huge, fluffy, brilliant white head. Lots of yeast sediment in the bottom of the bottle. Not much head retention, fades to a paper thin white line. Color is light orange, very cloudy and lots of carbonation. Decent aromas of fruits, cider, yeast, apples and pears. Very well rounded taste, fruity, tart and sweet all at once. Alcohol is not a factor. Awesome mouthfeel, this beer dances all over your tongue and leaves you wanting more. So easy to drink and very enjoyable. My first from Unibroue. A great sipper. I will certainly try more of their beers.

BigDaddyWil, Mar 14, 2006
Photo of Jwaks
3.68/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is one brew I've had a few times before with mixed experiences and results, this time, it is up for review.

I carefully poured this brew into a short tulip glass as suggested on the label. Results were stellar, revealing an appealing, nearly translucent pale-straw yellow brew with a strong, long-lasting pure white head measuring roughly three fingers. A storm of course bubbles race up to replenish the long lasting thick, rich foam. Little if any lacing is retained as the head recedes.This beer reminds me of Duvel and Val-Dieu triple. This is a very stunning, impressive and traditional look for a belgian style strong pale ale.

The tight bouquet boasts inviting aromas of spicy cinnamon, lemons, citrus peel, sweet and yeasty bread with a touch of pale malts and piney hops.

Sharp, spicy cinnamon, spiced bread, pale malts and a touch of honey hit that palate on the attack, evolving into a somewhat depressing and hallow midpalate featuring a bit of lemon zest. These sublime flavors curtail toward the finish revealing a load of spicy, warming alcohol, bitter yeast and lingering sour lemon. Balance is modest with the spicey and sour notes prevailing, lowering this brew's taste score; the citrus hops and pale malts must make a bigger impact on the flavor.

Viscosity and carbonation are quite noteworthy, this beer is a bit thick for a strong pale ale, but it is one to savor.

Cheers!

Jwaks, Jan 30, 2007
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4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a glass and the drink had a faint gold color with a nice head that dissapated slowly. Smell is reminiscent of the other Unibroue lines I have tried not that I am complaining(fruity). The taste was excellent no aftertaste very smooth. I could definetly drink this again and recommend this to anyone who can find it

choyhosoi, Jul 18, 2007
Photo of mtbbaboon
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Man, this is some good beer. I picked up a four pack that 'expires' two years from now. It pours a very cloudy and dark blonde with a moderate head that disappears rather quickly. It left some lacing that looks nice on the glass. Smells and tastes fruity sweet with mild spice. It feels light in the mouth and a little bubbly. It goes down dangerously smooth and the flavor lingers for quite some time. I can't imagine myself enjoying a beer much more than I enjoyed this one. I had planned on drinking one but it was so damn good that I drank three, then fell into a wonderful comatose sleep. I will be buying more of this.

mtbbaboon, Aug 21, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

projektyle, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of joshstevens87
4.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-pour a pale yellow with a about a 1/2 inch head
S-very sweet with hints of fruits even tropical ones with no hint of alcohol even at 9%
T-a variety of fruits with a subtle yet perfect amount of spicyness/ tartness with a bit of the yeast contributing in the back ground the alcohol presence is well hindden behind the sweetness of the refreshing beer
M/D-very light and highly carbonated body even reguardless of the abv (which is not even noted while drinking the beer) which combined with its exceptional taste makes this a highly drinkable beer

joshstevens87, Dec 26, 2009
Photo of Wamesit
4.72/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a hazy light golden-orange. Rocky white head that gives way to minor lacing.

S - Nose of candied fruits. Bananas, clove. Faint alcohol in the back.

T - Sweet and lush. Hard to pin down the malts that form a solid backdrop to the flavors, subtle caramel. Clove spice and plenty of fruit esters: bananas, pear, light flavors. A profound balance. Alcohol warmth with every retro-olfaction. The hops presence, like the depth of the alcohol, is hiding in the back and adds to the very crisp and dry finish.

M - Medium, carbonated, refreshing.

O - Outstanding Belgian. Exactly what a Tripel should be.

Wamesit, Mar 17, 2011
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,360 ratings.