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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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La Fin Du MondeLa Fin Du Monde

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,250 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,250
Reviews: 2,733
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 355
Gots: 925 | 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 oldpinecone
1.8/5  rDev -58.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Poured into tulip glass.

First off let me tell you I am not fond of Belgian Tripels but I keep trying different ones to see if my taste changes.

Poured a decent pale orange with a 2 finger head and lots of bubbles.

It smelled like a fruit bowl thats been sitting around for a little too long. Eh my stomach said dont do it.

I took the first sip and there it was. The taste I despise so much. It was the rotten over fermented fruit I find in all these beers. So so so unpleasant.

Along with the taste it was super thin and over carbonated and just terrible.

I gave drinkability a 2 but only because I thought if Im drunk enough I could probably gag a few down for the high ABV but I dont get drunk to much and will probably never do this.

oldpinecone, Aug 25, 2009
Photo of Restorer
2/5  rDev -53.7%

Restorer, Apr 02, 2012
Photo of HeyYoMar
2/5  rDev -53.7%

HeyYoMar, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of jmbraxton
2/5  rDev -53.7%

jmbraxton, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of smartassboiler
2/5  rDev -53.7%

smartassboiler, May 26, 2012
Photo of LeapintoBeer
2/5  rDev -53.7%

LeapintoBeer, Sep 26, 2012
Photo of ajzy
2/5  rDev -53.7%

ajzy, May 26, 2013
Photo of Kopfmeister60
2/5  rDev -53.7%

Kopfmeister60, Sep 17, 2012
Photo of Schweaintrain
2/5  rDev -53.7%

Schweaintrain, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of intoflatlines
2/5  rDev -53.7%

intoflatlines, May 28, 2012
Photo of elspaniard
2/5  rDev -53.7%

elspaniard, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of DocJitsu
2/5  rDev -53.7%

DocJitsu, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of b1515152004
2/5  rDev -53.7%

b1515152004, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of tmars13
2/5  rDev -53.7%

tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
Photo of DrDaves49
2/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Sorry, maybe I got a bad bottle. If nothing else the clove aroma and taste is something that is totally a turn off to me. I did try to finish the bottle by holding my nose, still had a strong after taste of clove. I must be the only one out of 25k reviews that couldn't drink it. I can't handle "Any" clove no matter what it's used in.

Good for all that like this beer! Was not in my realm of drinkability .

I still have a bomber left.

DrDaves49, Jun 20, 2013
Photo of grindcore666
2/5  rDev -53.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Pours out looking like a bubble bath of apple juice. Looks like a hefeweizen/champagne. Bubbles aplenty.

Aroma is a fruity sensation: apples, pears, banana creme, marshmallows, champagne.

Tastes like an unripe apple as a wine. Mouthfeel is sparkling for a split second, then dry, sweet, sharp, bitter, and yeasty. I taste apple and pear in this one. Aftertaste is dry soap and yeast.

As a hefe I probably wouldve enjoyed this one ten fold - since I'm interested in the flavors presented. It's just too dry for my taste. I see this doesnt go underappreciated, though.

I'll have to find someone to give the rest of this 4-pack to.

grindcore666, Nov 11, 2005
Photo of BcOneSeven
2/5  rDev -53.7%

BcOneSeven, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of Pillowburn
2/5  rDev -53.7%

Pillowburn, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of CDubbs75
2/5  rDev -53.7%

CDubbs75, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of kinolust
2/5  rDev -53.7%

kinolust, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of EdTheEdge
2.23/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Hello from a newbie.

This beer was poured from a large bottle into a Duvel tulip.

Color is a cloudy caramel gold. The mocha head was less than a finger and dissipated rapidly. No lace on the glass.

I don't know but I think I smell Musk, maybe beacause of the Canadian influence but I do smell Musk.

Taste is otherworldly. I never tasted a beer like this. It has a perfume taste to it. I don't think I like it. The aftertaste smacks of citrus and seems to linger.

Mouthfeel is not pleasant.

Overall I would not buy this beer again. It might be good on a hot humid day to quench a bout of drymouth. But for a Friday night beer I don't think so.

EdTheEdge, Apr 29, 2011
Photo of ElCommodoro
2.23/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Poured a cloudy opaque light brown colour with a tan head. It smelled yeasty and citrusy. The taste was strongly of cloves. There were also citrus notes and peppery hops. It was somewhat sweet and had some yeasty notes. Not as overbearing as I feared from the smell. However, the clove taste was too strong to be pleasant. It was the primary character of the beer. The actual ingredient was probably coriander, I suppose, which is frequently used to flavour trippels. However, I found its overbearing character unpleasant. It didn't form a piece of the beer's character. Rather, it was probably covering many other notes it may have had.

ElCommodoro, Apr 20, 2011
Photo of cfadams17
2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

cfadams17, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of maxwelldeux
2.25/5  rDev -47.9%

maxwelldeux, Jun 02, 2013
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,250 ratings.