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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

7,742 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,742
Reviews: 2,712
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 322
Gots: 706 | FT: 11
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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PsilohsaiBiN

New York

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-31-2013 04:48:08 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

03-31-2013 04:18:07 | More by Casey3236
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +15.7%

03-31-2013 02:35:07 | More by MN_Beerticker
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PG2G

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-31-2013 01:44:01 | More by PG2G
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SupremePie

Vermont

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-31-2013 01:40:05 | More by SupremePie
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sywalters

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10%

03-30-2013 23:34:25 | More by sywalters
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-30-2013 16:57:03 | More by griffeyb
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Chrysostom

Ohio

1.68/5  rDev -61.1%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 1.5

I dispense with my ordinary long disclaimer, discussion of methodology, preamble, and anecdote.

This beer is undrinkable. It tastes like a tarted-up wheat beer or Blue Moon. I hate wheat beer. I can't judge this according to style - sorry. I had one sip and almost spit it up. I had high expectations for this beer, and was severely disappointed. I'd rather have ten Bud Lights topped off with a Pabst than a single shot of this crap all eight days of the seven-day week.

Avoid like the plague.

To style (16E: spicing is allowed): 50/100
To taste: 6/100 (yes, you read that right, SIX)

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2013 16:28:03 | More by Chrysostom
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vidguy17

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-30-2013 14:32:25 | More by vidguy17
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PsychicBubblegum

California

4.75/5  rDev +10%

03-30-2013 08:06:28 | More by PsychicBubblegum
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BAsbill

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-30-2013 03:45:40 | More by BAsbill
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-29-2013 22:34:20 | More by Ciocanelu
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retry4z

California

3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

03-29-2013 13:00:40 | More by retry4z
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BMyers85

Michigan

4.9/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I've had numerous tripels, but this is the best overall in my experience.

It looks positively beautiful pouring out of the bottle, with the perfect lingering head that lasts for several minutes and leaves charmingly asthetic traces for up to 30 minutes, or so.

It smells wonderful. It's like an eclectic mix of the seasons that can be enjoyed year round.

There is a certain smooth thickness to it in the mouth. It is less viscous than other beers, but if you aren't calorie counting it is an amazing feeling.

The highlight of this beer is the taste. I don't think I've ever tasted a better tripel in my life. A variety of spices and fruits blend together smoothly in a pleasing manner that reminds me of cool fall afternoons in New England. It is completely unique and it must be tasted to be understood.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 12:12:05 | More by BMyers85
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TheHammer

Ontario (Canada)

4.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Appearance: A beautiful golden semi opaque body with ample carbonation and a solid amount of lacing and lace retention, which excuses the pinkie finger of head the pour produced.

Smell: Fruity yeast dominates the nose which touches of biscuit malt and herbal hops with a peppery cloves and slight mineral undertone. Warming didn't really help it's case and while it's nice, a little more strength is needed here.

Taste: Wow, most Tripel's I've noticed require ample warming, but this one, well it seems that my fellow Canadians knew the norm for drinking beer in Canada. A flood of fruity yeast, apricots, pears, apples, clementines, honey, all accented but a beautiful blend of peppery cloves and herbal hopping. It doesn't transition, so much as it euphoniously blends.

Mouthfeel: As I stated, the transitioning is beyond anything I could ever hope for, and the carbonation is exceptionally well done. There is a slight alcohol dryness to it, that takes a little bit away from the fruity biscuit aftertaste and wouldn't think a 9% would have, but all in all, very few complaints.

Drinkability: This stuff is exceptionally dangerous given it's ABV. It's goes down smooth, sits down well, doesn't cause any gas issues, light bodied and could easily get me drunker then a skunk in a couple bottles.

Final Thoughts: As of the writing of this review, we have a new champion as La Fin Du Monde has unseated Peche Mortel & Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier as my highest ranked beer. Unibroue has shown me the folly of not partaking in more of their beers.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 05:18:36 | More by TheHammer
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Mervjahn

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-29-2013 02:04:28 | More by Mervjahn
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Yello5

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-29-2013 01:07:55 | More by Yello5
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GoGata

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-29-2013 00:40:49 | More by GoGata
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StomachUlcers

New Brunswick (Canada)

5/5  rDev +15.7%

03-29-2013 00:28:48 | More by StomachUlcers
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TheGoldenGod

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-28-2013 23:23:17 | More by TheGoldenGod
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DoomVM

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-28-2013 11:28:17 | More by DoomVM
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Doc_Hops

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-28-2013 04:52:02 | More by Doc_Hops
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Shagator

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

03-28-2013 04:27:06 | More by Shagator
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barczar

Kentucky

4.11/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 6/13.

Pours a hazy golden apricot with a frothy half inch ivory head that slowly dissipates, leaving sheets of lacing.

Fruity esters leap from the glass, with tangerine, lemon, peach and pear complementing confectioners sugar sweetness. There's a yeast funk that adds intrigue to lightly bready malt. Perfumey floral hop notes tie everything together. Metallic notes emerge as it warms.

Flavor reveals sharp peach notes underlying toasted, bready malt at the backbone. Pear , apricot, and tangerine emerge, along with a bit of yeast mustiness, leading to a slightly peppery, dry finish. The fruity notes are mouth watering, but stop short.

Body is moderate, with fairly high carbonation. Alcohol warmth is slight.

Very fruity, estery beer. Powerful flavors, but they're kept from being overwhelming by the bready malt and fairly dry finish. Sweetness balances well. Would've actually preferred the flavor to linger a bit.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 01:37:04 | More by barczar
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Bromine

Florida

5/5  rDev +15.7%

03-27-2013 22:21:25 | More by Bromine
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 7,742 ratings.