La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue
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2/5 rDev -53.7%
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.
06-20-2013 06:50:58 | More by DrDaves49
2/5 rDev -53.7%
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.
11-11-2005 04:22:32 | More by grindcore666
2.23/5 rDev -48.4%
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.
04-29-2011 00:57:41 | More by EdTheEdge
2.23/5 rDev -48.4%
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.
04-20-2011 04:21:51 | More by ElCommodoro
2.25/5 rDev -47.9%
Pours cloudy golden. 2 finger head that dissipated quickly but left some lacing
Smells of fermenting fruit
Tastes of fermenting fruit and sweet (way to sweet )more of a cider taste than beer for me.But definatley more flavorful than macro brew. High abv is hidden well.Slightly tinney taste. But smooth going down.
Very carbonated but in a good way.
Mouth feel is smooth flavour dissipated quickly.
Overall OK. Would not purchase again as it is not my style. I am a hop head this brew was too sweet and reminded me of fallen fruit off a tree which is fermenting. Still more interesting than macro. And the abv kept me entertained
10-12-2012 00:12:21 | More by featthebeard79beerhead
2.3/5 rDev -46.8%
La fin du monde is a based upon a wonderful recipe.
But since feb 2012 bottle dates the bottle (750 ml) priming regime has resulted in a very large number of flat beers. I cannot recommend this beer to anyone, although i appreciate the fresh hop of winter batches.
Unibroue tried to reduce the gas in its product, but couldn't manage the variation which is producing a very large number of flat or very nearly flat beers. La fin du monde shoulld have some gas, enough to push the cork from the bottle. Their quality control has become pathetic, i am very sorry to say.
05-26-2013 23:15:24 | More by sadicarnot
2.35/5 rDev -45.6%
Rusty orange in color. Short lasting head with little or no lacing Okay this is my first Trippel rating. Not my favorite beer Lot's of clove flavor Recommended serving temp is 45-50 so even though I let it warm up a bit its not likely I let it was to warm. I don't have much experiance with this type of beer and its unlikely I'll be getting more any time soon. The brewer made a good clean beer...just not my speed.
06-23-2013 05:42:12 | More by 45nDown
2.35/5 rDev -45.6%
maybe it's because ive never had a tripel before, but this was a serious let down for the money. people go on and on about bananas and cloves and this and that... all i got was the impression that a heavy ale had sex with an underdone mead and this was the result. there was a slight fruitiness that was quickly overtaken by a hot alcoholy quality. it was more like drinking medicine than beer. i wont be trying this one again.
02-21-2013 05:46:29 | More by zorak1066
2.38/5 rDev -44.9%
Well my apologies to everyone who loves this beer. Pours yellow haze and copper. Smells like alcohol spilled on a copper pipe. Taste wise, very alcoholic, reminiscient of when your old lady fills up the bathroom with perfume and hairspray and you get it in your mouth.
Perfume, apples, clove, maybe even vanilla. And you can't get rid of it for a little while. Sometimes, I've noticed aging the beer a year or three will make it a little less harsh in exchange for additional sweetness. I'd recommend that.
12-25-2009 01:14:17 | More by Beerandraiderfan
2.42/5 rDev -44%
Very nice packaging is the best I can say about this brew. Having read the other reviews I had to check the bottle again to be sure we are talking about the same thing. Aroma was pleasant although not very pronounced. Carbonation was disconcerting and left the tongue tingling. Perhaps I just don't like this style but it appeared to be someones kid sister's attempt at making champagne in her Easy-Bake oven.
04-07-2004 06:40:46 | More by david23
2.48/5 rDev -42.6%
Served in a bottle poured into a pint glass.
A- Cloudy orange/yellow color with about two-three finger lengths of head.
S- Has a sweet fruity scent kinda hoppy as well.
T- Very bitter. Kind of sour. Not well balanced. Very strong fruit flavoring. The alcohol is not well hidden at all.
M- Too bitter and sour. Not smooth at all.
D- Can't drink more than one. Had trouble getting the one I had down.
Overall I'm disappointed in this beer. Had heard great things about it, but I just don't like it. Not really a fan of this style.
01-03-2009 03:41:47 | More by Bagman007
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,051 ratings.