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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

7,744 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,744
Reviews: 2,712
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 322
Gots: 706 | FT: 11
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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gio540

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-01-2014 20:55:37 | More by gio540
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Abe_Froman

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.4%

09-30-2013 14:16:19 | More by Abe_Froman
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cclark67789

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.7%

06-16-2013 14:20:59 | More by cclark67789
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HugeBulge

New York

3/5  rDev -30.6%

09-05-2013 05:10:11 | More by HugeBulge
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SlamLord

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-23-2014 16:11:51 | More by SlamLord
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12-oz bottle to tulip, best by 4-2015

A: golden straw color, massive off white head, with large irregular bubbles on the surface, recedes to a thin ring on the edge to the end
S: spicy yeast, clove, light banana, pear, light bubblegum
T: very little going on, nothing extraordinary. sweet malt, spice (clove, pepper), alcohol

this is similar to Westmalle's Tripel, though less astringent . . . good drink for a 90-degree Chicago night

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 01:47:30 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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JLeet

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

10-11-2013 18:31:33 | More by JLeet
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markaberrant

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.65/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle decanted into pitcher and served in unibroue tulip glass.

Pours a beautiful clear orange colour. Long lasting, pillowy soft white head that eventually recedes to 1/4". Amazing carbonation, a sight to behold in the glass. Not much for lacing.

Aroma is fruity. I'm relatively new to Belgians, but it smells exactly like my homemade Saison I brewed this summer. I don't detect any spice aroma, just fruit, but damn good fruit!

The first sip is an EXPLOSION! My brain can't process it all. Fruit and spice up front, soft and creamy in the middle, sweet like honey towards the finish. Then you swallow and a warm cozy alcohol feel slowly works it way up to the back of your throat. WOW!!!

Mouthfeel is incredible. Starts out with carbonated prickliness, then finishes almost sticky (which probably helps me think of honey in the flavour). The pallette does clear quickly (easy to digest as they say), which has you quickly reaching for another sip (unlike a heavy barleywine which lingers for some time).

Drinkability is outstanding, though it really should be drank with some restraint. I'm half way through my first glass, and I'm already feeling it. I WANT MORE!

This is only my second pale belgian strong (the other being Duvel, which I enjoyed), but this is first rate.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2006 20:06:37 | More by markaberrant
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Bonis

Ohio

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

A - This doesn't look the same as I remember. Pours to a cloudy deep orange color. Not a lot of head, but a thin layer of bubbles remains long after the pour. Lively carbonation is apparent. This one bubbles almost like a champagne.

S - Smell is a little of light fruits, but much more yeasty with spices and a touch of alcohol. Doesn't smell overly sweet in my opinion. Pleasant overall.

T - Taste is of sweet and sour fruits, along with a balance of sweet malts and then a warming alcohol/spice mix which is pleasant overall. You can tell this is a strong beer, but you certainly wouldn't expect it to be 9%.

M - Fairly full bodied and loaded with carbonation. Probably the weakest aspect of this particular beer to me. I think it could stand to be a little more smooth without so much carbonation, although this is a fine example of a tripel.

D - This one is pretty drinkable at 9%, which is why I suggest you don't pound 4 packs of them on a regular basis. You can feel this stuff after one, but keep em coming for me.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2010 02:03:15 | More by Bonis
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olympicgatorade

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -19%

05-03-2012 23:46:52 | More by olympicgatorade
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djcira

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-26-2012 12:29:37 | More by djcira
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swetsastonic

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-30-2012 02:17:50 | More by swetsastonic
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dubmax

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

06-10-2012 06:37:52 | More by dubmax
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -7.4%

07-09-2013 01:28:24 | More by Psychmusic
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nasty15108

New York

3.88/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a goblet.
Best before 1/24/15

Poured a cloudy golden champagne with a thick head of lacy white foam.
Smells earthy and slightly sour.
Slightly bitter with a sourish finish. mouthfeel is carbonated and reminiscent of champagne.
A nice example of this style.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 00:55:07 | More by nasty15108
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DioS

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

08-28-2012 17:50:05 | More by DioS
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ninner00

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

01-26-2012 13:12:21 | More by ninner00
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TheRealDBCooper

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

10-26-2013 16:00:48 | More by TheRealDBCooper
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2neardead

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-04-2012 22:41:53 | More by 2neardead
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Leftofthedial

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

12-17-2011 22:47:23 | More by Leftofthedial
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bkrbdan

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.7%

03-01-2012 18:26:17 | More by bkrbdan
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xacidx

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

12-22-2012 15:16:02 | More by xacidx
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +10%

08-05-2013 22:37:57 | More by dbrelsfo
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TechBrew

New York

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

02-21-2014 01:50:18 | More by TechBrew
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mpyle

Maryland

4.2/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

app - a bit cloudy as may have poured a little aggressively. Modest white head that dispersed fairly quickly (as most high alcohol brews do).

smell - Slightly sweet, and generally quite clean. Certainly no hop.

Taste - very subtle fruity sweetness upfront, and then the Belgian yeast notes kick in with a subtle pepper note. Alcohol is well hidden in the flavor here. Finishes quite clean and dry, well in line with the style.

MF - Med body, medium carbonation. Minimal alcohol warming. No astringency.

D'ability - A really clean tripel, with enough complexity to give it an attraction beyond the 9% ABV.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2011 21:25:36 | More by mpyle
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 7,744 ratings.