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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,366 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,366
Reviews: 2,738
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 361
Gots: 981 | 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 Brutmasta
3.78/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz. into a tulip.

Pours a hazy yellow with a bleach white head, some light orange hues are noticable the longer I look. Oh how I love the smell of a Tripel! Apple, pear, clove, black pepper, yeast, and booze. Getting some earthy tones off the first sip, that black pepper is back also. This beer definitely doesn't hide the fact that it's 9%. This beer is smooth at first, but i'm not digging the carbonation on the way down. Overall a very very solid Tripel, but I've had better.

Brutmasta, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of Etan
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 26.4oz bottle into a Spiegelau tulip.

A: Pours a beautiful glowing hazy gold with a huge head of fine, white foam. Great retention.

S: Pungent soapy yeast, bright pale malt sweetness, poached pear, juicy nectarine, little bit of pineapple. A hint of horseblanket.

T: Sugary blanket of soft, yeasty esters. Vanilla bean, golden raisin, angel cake, white peach, cloves, coriander. Spicy phenols give way to some subtle yeasty funk. A little metallic in the finish, with a breath of fresh pale malt, spices, and a little alcohol.

M: Almost thick-bodied, creamy.

O: Incredibly smooth, complex, and balanced. It should be hard to find a better tripel.

Etan, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of danmc50
5/5  rDev +15.7%

danmc50, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of Schimms
5/5  rDev +15.7%

Schimms, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of AndrewRoecker
4.75/5  rDev +10%

AndrewRoecker, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of sludgegnome
3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

sludgegnome, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of gtown_operator
5/5  rDev +15.7%

gtown_operator, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of OldTime
3.5/5  rDev -19%

OldTime, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of GreatBloomer
4/5  rDev -7.4%

GreatBloomer, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of leaddog
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours a clear golden yellow with about a finger width of foamy white head. Lots of bubbles present.

Smell - Yeast, banana, clove, spices, hint of lemon, slightly grassy.

Taste - The banana and clove flavours stand out, followed by some spiciness. Leaves a hint of clove on the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with lots of good carbonation. Slight fluffiness to this body.

Overall - Good representation of a tripel by Unibroue. I like that the fruity banana/clove flavours did not overpower the entire beer. One of my favourites to come back to from Unibroue.

leaddog, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of ixnay21
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

ixnay21, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of BoOmerG
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

BoOmerG, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of UncleBumpy
5/5  rDev +15.7%

UncleBumpy, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of Gregwa
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Gregwa, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of dampfire
5/5  rDev +15.7%

dampfire, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of taddehaven
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

taddehaven, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of rbmjr1
5/5  rDev +15.7%

rbmjr1, Mar 09, 2012
Photo of beerFool28607
4.75/5  rDev +10%

beerFool28607, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of Samstronaut
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Samstronaut, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of jhmiv
2.5/5  rDev -42.1%

jhmiv, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of perennialpursuit
4/5  rDev -7.4%

perennialpursuit, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of justinwright
5/5  rDev +15.7%

justinwright, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of wo87810
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

wo87810, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of natemort13
4.05/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer pours a hazy pale golden straw color with a frothy white head that dissipates somewhat quickly into a nice cap.

On the nose I get pretty standard banana and clove aromas. Yeast and spice aromas present as well. Slightly bready and estery. I also get notes of lemon.

Taste initially follows the nose with prominent banana, clove and spice characteristics. Lingering clove and spice. Slight grassiness. Yeast and bread characteristics also come through. Finish is lingering clove and spice with slight esters.

Mouthfeel is tingly from the effervescence. Highly carbonated, medium full body.

Overall, quite impressive. Love the champagne-like quality of the carbonation, makes it an interesting drinking experience. I remember having this one in college when I first started drinking craft beer and I had no idea where to even locate it on the style spectrum. Nice to revisit it with a new appreciation.

natemort13, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of SocalKicks
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

SocalKicks, Mar 07, 2012
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,366 ratings.