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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,724 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,724
Reviews: 2,759
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 385
Gots: 1,138 | 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 Docrock
4.05/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Light Amber, creamy head, decent retention

S- spicy, a bit of citrus and honey

T: Banana, touch of cloves?. Nice Hop balance

M: Medium body. Plenty of carbonation.

O: Very drinkable, Nice solid beer for the style

Serving type: bottle poured into pint glass. Served at about 40F which seemed a bit cold, but no major change in flavor or aroma as beer warmed up to 46-48.

Photo of rkasten1
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Ish1
4/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of mikeycambridge
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Extremely bright golden pour into an over-sized wine glass that looked as if it were glowing...beautiful looking beer. Solid three fingers head and great retention and lacing to boot.

S - Bananas, cloves, Pears, Spicy Belgian yeast. Very potent and aromatic.

T - Same as the nose but I just can't get over how all the aromas from the nose come into play in the taste as soooo Juicy! Complex beer.

M - Like I said, this beer is juicy and fantastic. I love how it dries out your mouth in the finish keeping you looking for another sip while being a slow sipper at the same time. The prickly carbonation works well but could be tamed just a little bit but that's just splitting hairs. A wee bit more malt could be introduced as well, but again, that's just splitting hairs.

O - Fantastic readily available Tripel. A great beer to introduce a novice into the style.

Photo of ng85
5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of bth86
5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of McBraniel
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Gtreid
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of beerbiatchMD
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle split into two wine glasses.

A: Nice golden yellow-orange with three fingers off white head (even on a pretty gentle pour). Good lacing.

N: Lots of belgian spice: hay, bubble gum, clove. Pretty good nose for a general beer, average for a belgian-style.

T: very good, complex belgian. Some citrusy spice, pepper, yeast, and a faint hint of alcohol.

M: pretty crisp, definitely good, can feel a bit of alcohol which would be expected at 9%.

O: a great belgian-style. I would recommend this beer, though personally would choose something different in the future for myself: I think Allagash Tripel and Curieux are both similar and better than La Fin Du Monde. It's a well made belgian style beer, however, and I'm very happy to have enjoyed it. I have another that I'll plan to age to see how it does.

Photo of stckhndlr
4.05/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Depending on the light it's color ranges from pineapple juice to having hints of amber orange to it. 1-2 finger head the lingers briefly. White foam head.

S- Dark fruit with a yeasty bread quality. Very clean smell. Cloves and a touch of alcohol. A touch of citrus fruits.

T- The cloves really come through on this one. It has a spicy feel to it. Has a good balance between the malt and the hops, neither really comes across as the winner.

M- It really dries out the mouth. The spice to it leaves you with the feeling you get when you inhale after eating a breath mint. Your tongue feels cooler immediately. Leaves a filmy feeling on your tongue too. Kind of grainy.

O- OK beer for me but not my top choice. would prefer more malt.

Photo of nicholas527
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Flatlands
5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of zaphodchak
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Forgot to flip the bottle over (to agitate yeast) before pouring, but I did a swirl halfway down and poured the yeast in as you're supposed to. Relatively aggressive pour (deliberate) yields a massive white head that sticks around nicely. Hazy goldenrod body and nice lace.

Lovely fruity nose, lots of tart apple and yeast.

That fruit sticks around-- dang, it's been too long since I've ahd one of these. Apple, white-raisiny grape-- it's almost like juice but dries out at the finish.

Mouthfeel has a bit of fizz, but once you get into it, it's hefeweizen-level thick. The soul of a tripel and the body of a weizen? You can have both (think a Belgian Aventinus).

A magnificent tripel, and one of my personal benchmarks of the style. I think I've had this bottle a while (in the fridge albeit), and it still drinks great. Can't help but wonder what actual cellaring would do for it. Easily classable with tripels twice the price.

Photo of shockrocker65
5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of jtingue
4.53/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter.

Appearance. Cloudy golden yellow in color. Pours with 3 fingers of head which slowly dissipates to a layer on top of the beer. Lacing is great and sticks around for a while.

Smell. Filled with cloves and some floral notes. Sweet white grapes are there as well. Tons of yeasty esters.

Taste. Starts out with a dry grapey and floral flavor. Grape like sweetness builds, as does a clove like flavor. Some nice spice starts to make its way in with the cloves. The finish is sweet and nutty.

Mouthfeel. Huge amount of carbonation gives a frothy feel to this moderate bodied beer.

You can't really beat this one for the price. One of my favorite tripels outright. A real standby beer.

Photo of poppyjohn
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of bhir
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of STKPICR0720
4.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a very complex brew. It pours a light golden brown hue with a good 1 1/2 head. The alcohol is prevalent and wow does it pop. Not as easy drinking of a brew so if you are new to belgian pales or triples please sip. Other than that the brew is great and even better on a nice cool winter night. I highly recommend.

Cheers

Photo of mattyrubes
4/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of HopsKeepDroppin
4.83/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into maudite snifter.

A- Pours a hazy golden straw color with one finger head that stays around.

S- Peppery, fruity, belgian yeast smell and some malt shines through. Very complex and appealing.

T- Banana, cloves, pepper, some lemon, pale malt. Delicious.

M- Very nicely carbonated. Effervescent.

O- One of my favorite beers in one of my favorite styles. Never disappoints.

La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,724 ratings.