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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

La Fin Du MondeLa Fin Du Monde

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

7,112 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7112
Reviews: 2692
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%


Brewed by:
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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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BMMillsy

Florida

4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle at Ava's in Easton, MD. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a creamy white head in a Chimay glass. Aroma of pears, spice, yeast. Flavor follows with lots of fresh juicy pears, honey, some spice, and lingering yeast ones on the palate. Medium bodied, slightly dry finish yet still juicy, adequate carbonation. Such am easy drinking really world class brew.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 16:34:24 | More by BMMillsy
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CHickman

New York

4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours hazy yellow gold color with a lot of sediment in it and bubbles racing up the middle like champagne to a 2-3 finger foamy off white head that faded about average speed and left a foamy cloud on top and decent spotty lacing.

Smells of pepper, yeast, grains, clove, herbs, spices like coriander and tea leaf, fruit like an almost rotting pear and mild alcohol; a very yeast funk driven nose that is Belgian via Canada.

Tastes of yeast, pepper, sweet malt, grains, clove, herbs, wheat bread, floral hops, spices including coriander, cinnamon and tea leaf, fruit like an almost rotting pear and/or apple skins, funk (like a penny) and very in-your face alcohol that brings a mild burn but somehow turns sweet and malty and fades as it slides down. It’s tart, it’s sweet, it burns and yet somehow it’s very complex and tasty; the 9% ABV is not hidden and part of the experience, likely by design as this beer would be great an a Canadian winter warmer. More fruit and yeast draw out as it warms and other spices mix in as it seems to change with each sip. This beer makes you really appreciate the yeast and funk taste.

Mouthfeel is smooth and chewy at the same time, with a medium body, mild fizzy carbonation and a funky, slightly bitter finish that has heat but then fades and cools to a bready/grainy sweetness.

Overall it is a flavorful beer that is heavy and hits you hard with the ABV, but the taste, ABV burn and general composition are spot on for a Triple and this beer nails it. It is intense and has heat, but in a good way that reminds you of why you would drink a beer like this – because it is everything an Adjunct Lager is not: it’s complex, meant for sipping and each sip is different as the beer/yeast morph from exposure to air, temperature changes and fermentation. This is craft beer Monk style and not an attempt to mass produce a dull consistent flavor; this beer sits in the bottle and turns into an experience, and once again for me this brew was a great experience. A high recommendation, his is a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2013 04:33:45 | More by CHickman
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ISmith87

Arizona

4.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - 4.25 - The beer is a nice amber orange clear color with a white thick head that leaves a nice lacing. Very majestic looking bottle.

S - 4.5 - Nice belgian yeasty smell with bready, fruity notes. Banana, orange, cereal. Smells like candy in beer form :)

T - 4.5 - Same belgian yeasty/bready notes in the taste as in the smell. Banana, orange, white pepper.

M - 4.5 - Great mouthfeel, light - medium with slight alcohol warmth. Aftertaste is sweet bready banana. Very clean beer.

O - 4.5 - Probably the best belgian strong pale ale that I've had. It's pretty amazing.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2013 01:24:09 | More by ISmith87
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BVukelich

Washington

4.83/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Love, love this beer. The taste is phenomenal. The aroma makes my nose smile (if it could). The only reason it doesn't get perfect 5's is the high ABV. I want to be able to drink more of this beer in one sitting but 1 bottle does it for me. I'm so glad it is available year round at any decent bottle shop.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2013 05:00:12 | More by BVukelich
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1sophrosyne1

Minnesota

4.58/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed immensely from bottles twice in tulip glasses; each over more than 30 compelling minutes.
(Also tasted on tap shortly afterwards, with comparison notes interspersed below).

The color is a hazy peach-gold. A bubbly head falls fast in a tulip glass (even when poured on draught), but holds on milky to the edge, fed by lines of carbonation, such that lacing participates in slipping patches with every gulp.
It smells of sweet cherry candy, salt sea air, banana, some pine, steel, and a touch of citrus. Malt stands nicely at the center (but somehow folds in the draught version). A little grass and coriander pops up with warming. The palette of scents is eclectic, but pointillistically well-blended with a wash of honey-wheat.
Each gulp has a sweet start that's turned on the bubbles to a note of early spice. Then come bright citrus acids followed by apricot booze. All along, there's banana toffee, but it's balanced wonderfully by tartness, salinity (which is unfortunately not present on draught), pepper, and a clean grassy hop note.
The mouthfeel is splendid--slick going in, then buzzy with bubbles that blossom into a richness that stays but doesn't stain. The backsides of the tongue still hold its soft oil while the belly is feeling the heat of ethanol.
I've found a Tripel in North America that isn't merely a clumsy tropical cordial aged for funk--this is a true craft that I'd drink way too much if I could. Good news is that it seems to be better (stronger spice-stone fruit flavor, cleansing salinity, and right-tuned malt) with some conditioning time in the bottle, so perhaps it will travel well to me in the future...

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 22:12:13 | More by 1sophrosyne1
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itsscience

Florida

4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of the first craft brews I enjoyed. Cloudy yellow in color with a two-finger white head that quickly disappears. It smells like banana and dried chili peppers. There's not a whole lot of funky yeast on the nose, as in more typical trippels. The taste is sweet with banana and maybe a little bit of mango flavor. There's also a spicy clove flavor and a low level of barnyard funk, but these flavors are rather low-key and it's much sweeter than your traditional dry Belgian trippel. There's huge carbonation in this beer and it has a medium body. Scarily easy to drink at 9%. It may not fit the style exactly but it is very good.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 04:26:27 | More by itsscience
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

4.46/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Finally saw this in the nearby LCBO, very excited to try and even more excited since 4 pack was $9.75 CDN, or close to a dollar less per bottle than the delicious Belgian Tripels. Reviewed bottle 2 of 4. Served fairly cold, but did allow for a bit of warming prior to consumption. poured into oversized wine glass.

Appearance - Hazy golden, luxurious honey brown color spills into the glass. Just enough transparency to see the outline of hand on the other side of the glass but not much else. 1.5 fingers of off-white head is poured and has excellent retention, leaving spiderwebs of lacing down the glass. It doesn't get much better than this.

Smell - Honey, sweetness, Belgian yeasty smell. Subtle spiciness and a bit of wheat. There is some booze present but smells more like a 6-7% beer than a 9% one. Caramel, molasses and candied sugar make up the other sweetness elements in the nose.

Taste - Sweetness that is delicious but not cloying, a well crafted Tripel, notes of caramel and fruit but very hard to nail down a flavor profile. Is extremely complex and the flavors actually seem to be changing the father into the glass I go. However strong enough use of hops and bitter malts to offset what would otherwise be a sweet beer so that the balance is exceptional. Booze is again subtle and a few spicy, peppery flavors at the end.

Mouthfeel - Rich, fulfilling mouthfeel, yet just simple enough that it doesn't overwhelm. Also to me was slightly light bodied, and consumption of multiple bottle would be easily possible. Medium / high and a slightly dry finish.

Overall - Delicious, well crafted tripel that may be my favorite I've had in the style. Complex enough in that it is fun to identify all the different flavors and features of the beer, but at the end of the day the most enjoyment from this beer is still generated by actually just drinking it. Should I ever be stranded on a desert island with only one beer until the end of time in an "end of the World" scenario, La Fin Du Monde is certainly one I could live with and enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2013 03:27:33 | More by DenisKolkin
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

4.16/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A world class beer from Quebec. Pours a luminescent golden treacle colour with an attractive white head that leaves lacing throughout the glass. Warming aroma of caramelized malts with a Belgian yeast backbone and their cloves and spices. The flavour is well balanced, with malt and yeast depth from start to finish. Banana notes transition into caramel before a warming bitterness. The 9% ABV is scarily well hidden!

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2013 18:46:10 | More by hopsolutely
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philipsanchez09

California

4.41/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I wasn't a beer drinker at all until a friend recommended that I try this out. I usually went towards the whiskey because I felt that all beers tasted the same... Yeah, I know right... What do you expect when all I had was Tecate, Bud Light, Coors, Budweiser, & Heineken. I mean there isn't anything wrong with those, but I mean they weren't anything to be driving to the store for.

"La Fin" has a great and smooth taste. You can taste the light hint of orange & lemon citrus. The smell also reveals the same. The taste doesn't linger for too long but just enough to really appreciate this for what it is.

Serving type: on-tap

10-23-2013 21:46:10 | More by philipsanchez09
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RandomExile

Maryland

4.81/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Freshly poured, a hazy amber/gold, leaning orange. Light, fine foamy head, dissipates quickly leaving a thin surface rim and floating remnants. Beautiful lacing in repetitive cascading patterns.
S: Malty, coriander, sweet, orange
T: Strong malt, yeasty, mild citrus bite
M: Full, creamy, light, dry finish
O: One of the most satisfying beers I've had. The flavors are perfectly balanced, and while it's easily drinkable, it has a respectable alcohol content making it an excellent social choice.

750mL / $8.99

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2013 06:04:50 | More by RandomExile
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

4.19/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This complex and heady brew pours a beautiful lemon drop yellow with ample haze and copious quantities of white foam that holds up well. The aroma is potent yeasty esters, apple pomace, doughy malts, a little citrus, candi sugar, and aromatic alcohols that hint at what's ahead. This is a boozy, spicy blast of a tripel, with apple and pear, sweet doughnut malt, orange, musky grapes, and black pepper all vying for your attention, with a more subtle backdrop of dark dried fruits and unripe green stone fruits lurking amidst the pungent alcohol. Fizzy. Smooth dry finish but some residual yeasty sweetness lingers for up to an hour post-indulgence. One of the world's finest and easy to find on the prairies. Hard to knock this masterpiece, maybe the alcohol is a tad forward but its a tripel after all.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2013 02:36:00 | More by CalgaryFMC
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rdilauro

Connecticut

4.48/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a light golden brown with a small creamy head. The aroma of fruit stood out from almost across the table.
It was a very enjoyable bouquet.
The taste was light and crisp with lots of good fruit coming through.
I was almost prepared not to like this one, but honestly, I enjoyed it very much. I will probably hold off again from drinking this until the summer and warmer days

10-11-13:
Its been a while since I have this one. Since those days, I have tasted many many beers, but still when I taste this one, I really do like it.
Many of the triple's I have tasted over the years have been very good and clean. But what I think makes this one even more special is that it is so crisp and clean. I know a few that are NOT big fans of Triples, but this one, they would have a hard time not liking this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2013 03:40:32 | More by rdilauro
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djoprahwinfrey

Manitoba (Canada)

4.31/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - hazy deep golden yellow ,1/2 finger of creamy white head, slow even dissipation leaving solid lace, heavy carbonation apparent

S - floral and sweet smelling, orange and lemon citrus

T - a sweet start of citrus, malts, tangerine, the alcohol becomes bolder near the end into mincemeat and a spicy, dry finish.

M - high fizzy carbonation, very refreshing and creamy

O - An excellent beer which is outstanding in all areas. Intense flavors and well balanced

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 13:07:13 | More by djoprahwinfrey
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Chiefy770

Illinois

4.84/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Goblet from a bottle.

Appearance: A large foam head forms. The head slowly collapses and leaves sticky lacing. The body is a hazy dark straw.

Smell: Sweet and fruity. Alcohol esters sit behind an herbal array of scents.

Taste: The sweet and fruity flavors stand out after the first sip. The alcohol emerges in the aftertaste, along with the malts and spices. The malts create a smooth body for the spices to sit on.

Mouthfeel: Smooth body. Fairly carbonated, perfect for the style in my opinion.

Overall: La Fin Du Monde really stands out from other Tripel varieties. It packs an incredible amount of flavor. Certain friends of mine do not care for this beer because it can be a bit overwhelming. I pace myself when drinking this for a couple of reasons... One being the price, and another reason is because it has a complex flavor.

Bottom Line: Not wallet-friendly but definitely a brew that fans of the Tripel style need to try.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 22:42:37 | More by Chiefy770
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abeeronthebeach

Washington

4.63/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - A beautiful, remarkably clear golden hue.

S - Exceedingly clean and crisp. Aromas of grass on the finest days of late spring.

T - Delicious yeast and malt. Perfectly balanced and well-rounded. Faultless.

M - Robust thickness coupled with assertive but not aggressive carbonation.

O - Overall this is a genuinely majestic offering. I just cannot believe it has a 9% abv, it's that drinkable. So simple yet so good. Why can't more beer be like this!

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 07:35:27 | More by abeeronthebeach
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hermit990

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

750 mL bottle, poured into a tulip glass. Bottled on 12/17/2012. Review date 9/30/2013.

Appearance: Pours a golden yellow color. Hazy, opaque appearance. Carbonation bubbles streaming up the glass. Approximately a finger of a creamy, white head consisting of tight, white bubbles. Recedes slowly, leaving a persistent lacing. Very good looking tripel.

Smell: The aroma kicks off with a pop of fruity sweetness, lots of grape character, a bit of apple, some underlying dark fruits (figs/raisins) and a citric tartness. Beneath this there are hints of malts and bready notes, cracker-like qualities. Finishes with some earthy characteristics and a black peppery spiciness. Very complex aroma as it unfolds in the nose.

Taste: Starts with a sweetness, less pronounced than the nose. Many fruit characters, some champagne-like grape flavors, some orange and green apple as the sweetness fades into a slight tartness. This is carried along the tongue as it fades into the malt flavors, some cracker and biscuit breadiness, leaving a spicy finish, notes of pepper and clove, some general baking spice flavors. As complex as the nose, a joy for the tongue to pick apart.

Mouthfeel: Good body to this one as it first hits the tongue, a powerful scrubbing from the numerous carbonation bubbles scrubs over the tongue, leaving a sharp tartness. A bit of a powdery feeling as the bready notes start to hit on the taste, which grow into a velvet smoothness as it finishes. Leaves a bit of warming from the alcohol at the end which just pairs perfectly with the spicy finish. Fantastic stuff.

Overall: This is an excellent beer. An absolute joy to drink. Perhaps best of all, it's so readily available and at around $8.49 a bottle in this area, it's greatly affordable for the quality. If this is the end of the world, this beer is not a bad way to go out at all. Wonderful stuff from Unibroue.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 02:14:46 | More by hermit990
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BaronRogue

California

4.68/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A triple that seems to stir triple the amount of conversation...

Pours an amazing golden yellow with a huge head that sticks around until the end. I certainly can't ask for more than that.

Smell is beer concentrate... spicy lemony bread, grains and earthy hops.

The balance of flavors in this beer are most likely the deciding factor in its reputation... such a nice balance allows a solid spectrum of spices, warm banana bread, grains, esters, sour cream, pears... really every sip has a few miles to it, as every flavor fights its way to the top.

Mouthfeel is "float" consistency of creamy fizziness.

A solid, oldschool, thorough sipper, and the benchmark for balance in the triple category.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2013 05:30:48 | More by BaronRogue
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

4.51/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle with a best by date of 10/19/15; into a tulip.
Appearance - golden, hazy brew with a champagne-like amount of bubbles! Huge cloud of white head that leaves very nice rings of lacing!
Smell - sweet citrus fruit, with a lean towards more lemon and orange zest. The yeast strain is faint, but noticeably present.
Taste - oh my! This is phenomenal! Unbelievably easy to drink at 9% ABV and the sweetness from the nose is very well hidden, making this a smooth drink that is hard to put down!
Feel - almost starts off too light and bubbly, but finishes off smooth and balanced! May I have another!
Overall - much better than I expected, and I had high expectations! This is not a style I typically seek out, but this brew has given me new appreciation!

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 02:07:16 | More by DenverHopHead
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ChrisMyhre

Massachusetts

4.61/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter from the 12 oz. bottle.

Best before 1/25/15.

a: Lighter golden with minimal head and some some patchy lacing.

s: Complex, fruity, almost like Chardonnay.

t: Apple, and Grape flavors with some cinnamon and clove spiciness on the front of the tongue. Dry winey finish. Syrupy, but not in an unpleasant way.

m: Big and heavily carbonated,(small champagne like bubbles).

o: Very nice, complex beer. A little syrupy to be an everyday drinker for my taste. Excellent beer and definitely worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 16:58:20 | More by ChrisMyhre
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HoppyBastard

Nebraska

4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 25.4 oz/750ml corked bottle.

APPEARANCE: Hazy, yellow and bubbly. There is a half finger head initially and very little lacing, the head dissipates after a few minutes.

SMELL: reminded me of champagne, apples/pears and peppery.

TASTE: In a word complex. Citrus and fruity with taste of pears and banana, yeast and pepper, the alcohol is present but very well hidden. The hops are subtle and in balance with malt.

PALATE: Sticky, medium bodied, effervescent.

OVERALL: I truly enjoyed this beer and would recommend it to anyone that enjoys the tripel style. I salute Unibroue for making a delicious beer and selling it at a reasonable price and for offering in a 4 pack or 25.4 oz bottle option. This brewery makes excellent beer and apparently has an outstanding sales/marketing department too. I can't wait to try more of your beers!

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 03:58:14 | More by HoppyBastard
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TheDoctor

Quebec (Canada)

4.41/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A:
Pours a hazy dandelion-esque yellow with a creamy, gloppy white head. Good retention; no lacing to speak of.

S:
Sweet and yeasty on the whole with strong pepper, cane sugar, and soap. Quite fresh smelling.

T:
Rich and crisp. Peppery and heavy with yeasty goodness. It finishes fresh and floral with some citrus notes and a vaguely boozy twinge.

M:
Prickly with a creamy head, it is a tad syrupy after a while but doesn't linger too bad and is pleasurable overall.

O:
Really tasty Tripel. It verges on too yeasty but that is the only thing that I can think of that is even close to wrong with it. Really enjoyable beer. Better than one would think.
Sweet but not sticky. Well-carbonated. Easy drinking. But don't be fooled she packs a wollop. Would have again. Worth finding.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 21:13:02 | More by TheDoctor
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olilitewu

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bought a bottle, poured into a goblet glass

appearance: dirty blond, the appearance of blue moon comes to mind. Not much head, which dissipated quickly anyways

Smell: meh... average smell. smells citrousy, kinda sour. As it warmed up (20 minutes later), aroma finally came out.

Taste: this is actually where I like this beer a lot. Very complex flavor that is beyond my command of words (or my knowledge of beer). Citrousy, tart, light fruits, almost white wine to champagne like. The taste of yeast is very apparent. no maltiness or hops noted initially, but later becomes very apparent.

Mouthfeel: goes down easily, palatable. stickiness like a hefeweizen due to its yeast content. no strong alcoholic or metallic overtones noted.

Overall: very flavorful beverage, but i feel that it did not quite match my expectations (probably because I was unrealistically expected too much). I would try it again.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 03:39:35 | More by olilitewu
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Samuel906

California

4.11/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

First impressions: Very, very good, a tart/sour belgian, lots of carbonation, and a heavy yeast flavor. As I get in a little deeper some more subtleties come out, some good and some detrimental. Pours a hazy gold, with a thick head that quickly dissipates to wet lacing. There is a lot of really great flavors to pick out in the nose: orange, lemon, banana, clove, coriander, some yeast and sour apples. Taste is similar, but with a huge bread and yeast presence, with a touch of honey. Lots of carbonation, but leaves your mouth a bit dry.

Admittedly, tripels are not my expertise, so as far as true to form I can't really comment. It was very enjoyable, and there were many fantastic nuances to pick out and examine. Another great brew from Unibroue.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2013 03:56:12 | More by Samuel906
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RickS95

Indiana

4.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Darkish straw color, a bit hazy/cloudy. Pours a nice head with a tremendous amount of bubbles that never stop.

Has a spicy smell of cloves mixed in with some fruits, apples and pears come to mind. The scent could pass for champagne.

While I can't pick up either apples or pears in the taste, I could pick up the tartness from the fruits. A bit of a peppery taste.

There's a real refreshing crispness to the beer. It tries to start off smooth, but with the spices and tart fruit, it ends with a bit of a bite that extends well into the swallow. A good drink year yound, but would be exceptional in the warmer months.

This is a good beer and it's easy to drink despite the spices, tartness, and the high alcohol that you'd never guess to be that high.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 02:44:05 | More by RickS95
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Kuaff

Alaska

4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I drank this tripel out of my snifter at cellar temperature.

Upon pouring, a large three-finger, pure white cloud for a head and a slightly hazy, bright straw-gold color. Looks like a Belgian ale, all right.

An aroma of green apples, grapes, yeast, and earth. Some flowers in there too. Pleasant.

The flavor, to me, is straight-forward and simple, but also excellent. 'Tis the beer equivalent of a perfect loaf of white bread, that basic food which is so taken for granted despite its necessity. Long into the finish, I also get a little taste of white wine.

It feels like a Belgian ale. What did you expect from a tripel? Bubbly.

Very nice. Nice enough that I'd drink this one anytime.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 00:10:19 | More by Kuaff
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 7,112 ratings.