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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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7,991 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,991
Reviews: 2,722
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 340
Gots: 829 | FT: 16
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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4/5  rDev -7.4%

05-17-2013 04:42:24 | More by chossboss
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3/5  rDev -30.6%

05-04-2014 01:16:09 | More by Nichols33
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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +10%

08-26-2013 01:24:24 | More by MSL94
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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

08-30-2013 18:12:59 | More by Zaximus
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-23-2014 22:55:25 | More by wesside89
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New York

5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-10-2012 02:02:17 | More by MystikCelt
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New York

5/5  rDev +15.7%

11-16-2011 00:08:38 | More by logicalparadox
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Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -7.4%

07-09-2013 01:28:24 | More by Psychmusic
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

07-26-2012 22:11:08 | More by BWH999
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

12-26-2013 03:00:11 | More by russwilliam
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4.13/5  rDev -4.4%

Pours a cloudy, straw/gold color. Huge thick white head. Musty and light bubblegum sweetness in the nose. Sharp when cold, but blends well when it warms.

Taste mimics the nose with bubble gum and musty clove phenols first, and a long musty aftertaste. Nice full mouth feel.

Drink this one at room temperature or slightly chilled. Flavors are very sharp and harsh when cold, round out rather nicely as it warms. Score reflects drinking at room temp/chilled.

10-23-2005 16:56:03 | More by sacfly
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New York

3.81/5  rDev -11.8%

Bought a 4 pk of bottles from Wegmans Holt Rd on 3/23/13. price $ 10.99.

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a St Bernardus chalice, served around 50 f.

appearance: hazy lemon yellow with a 1 finger sugar white head. not much lacing.

aroma: sugar cookies with lemon glaze.

mouthfeel: full, solid but a little lifeless.

taste: crystal malt with lemon zest that provides the flavor and the bitterness.

notes: Mt first Unibroue bottle and I must say I am a little disappointed. Simple taste, not bad but lacking complexity of some Tripels.

03-24-2013 02:44:24 | More by fx20736
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

08-24-2012 18:52:50 | More by scottiethebody
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4.75/5  rDev +10%

06-30-2013 03:02:01 | More by Honus1
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4.3/5  rDev -0.5%

Orange-gold, a finger of white frothy head that doesn't totally stay but keeps coming up in the center of the goblet to retain a thin layer. An occasional small pour from the bottle brings it back up nicely.

Smells of orange juice, red apples, sugar cookies, spice, herbs, earth. Appetizing.

Taste matches smell, along with rock sugar, orange peel, sweet white bread. Delicious, and drinkable. Finishes with orangey freshness and alcohol.

Mouthfeel is creamy, with a bit of nice oiliness, but can get too fizzy.

This Quebecoise is fantastique. I wish I had a bowl of poutine to go with it!

08-29-2006 07:25:47 | More by Beerzebub
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4.03/5  rDev -6.7%

12 oz twist off, poured into my La Fin Du Monde stem glass. Best by Sept. 2011.

Pours a nice hazy, honey-orange with a huge white head which dies down to a half finger cap of foam, and then to small lace. I can see the yeast floating around in very fine particles

Smells very fruit-like, and not just fruity. Kind of like a mix between a bitten into apple and pear. There is also a gentle, spicy aroma. This is dominated by yeast fermentation character, with not much malt presence and only a tiny bit of hops in the nose.

Taste is sweet, with a peppery type snap to it. Bitterness is there and its firm, but overpowered by a burnt sugary sweetness. Slight citrus is also there, which really compliments the orange appearance.

On the palate you can definitley feel the fermented sugar character found in Belgian styles. Carbonation was really dancing hard on my palate at first, but the hard pour combined with all the agitation from my swirling really dropped off the carbonation dramatically. Towards the end of the glass, its a bit flat, surprisingly.

I'd imagine this is pretty versatile with food. Plus, if you get the corked and caged bottle...well that has class written all over it. I'll try it sometime.

07-25-2009 00:08:19 | More by jeffthecheff
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South Carolina

4.65/5  rDev +7.6%

Another amazing offering from Unibroue.
Beautiful light golden elixir pours with a good dollop of head that camps out for the duration. Nice lacing as well.
Complex aroma of dried fruit, apricots, nectarines. Light floral hoppiness, excellent, the smell has me salivating...time for the taste.
The taste is out of this world, lightly fruity, slight bit of hops, crisp malt is so well balanced.
The mouth is perfect, definitely perfect carbonation which marries so well with the ultra dry finish. Excellent example of a belgian from outside of belgium. Unibroue has yet to disappoint, this is another prime example from them.

03-09-2009 22:41:56 | More by grayburn
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-09-2012 18:03:29 | More by redliner8
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-07-2013 08:43:52 | More by jmmy3
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +10%

03-02-2014 21:49:49 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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4.3/5  rDev -0.5%

Presentation: 11oz bottle (Best By date of 10/4/08), cellared 9 months in my possession, in a small snifter.

Poured rather silently and with some "chug" attitude. Rich, spicy nose. Faint clove, wet rocks, straw. As it warms it grows in sweet fruit qualities like apple, pear, even banana, as well as some honey. Head was a lively, snapping 2 fingers of think, clingy, pale ivory foam that lasted quite a while, eventually only fading to a mere finger's worth of the same that laced in ribbons. A cloudy, thick, golden honey amber hue, a large amount of sediment is present in almost chunky, thick pieces. A crazy parade of bubbles rises fiercely from the snifter base. Visually this is a looker.

Great balance between spicy, dry & sweet, syrupy malts. Clove bites, the hops dryly nibble, the syrup like sweet malts coat...a very pleasing mouthfeel. Its interesting that the caramelized malts take on more of a sugar syrup quality than caramel. Faint apple is noticeable as well.

The flavor shifts to a semi-dry, ciderlike crunch & feel on the palate, with a more bitter quality taking the point, yet I swear I feel a hint of cotton candy...yet another gear shift! Its still a little spicy and the peppery bite of the alcohol warms up....literally. All this said, it is going down almost alarmingly easy. The finish is warm & cozy as the tastes all meld and the 9% ABV finishes that warm up and comes alive in a mouth glow of heat that not so much tickles the teeth as it numbs them from the roots down. The aftertaste is a surprisingly malty sweetness, still a wee bit spicy, chewy, yet not filmy nor coating. Its almost like a fine pastry that once was.

This was a rather complex and excellent offering. A variety of tastes experiences, sensations, ebbs & flows, etc. made for a great beer experience. Be warned that it does drink much easier than the high ABV it is. I would definitely drink this again, and would recommend it to anyone.

05-04-2007 01:21:47 | More by BuckSpin
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4.28/5  rDev -0.9%

Pours a cloudy yellow color with loads of white foam that sits statuesque and leaves behind intricate lacing patterns. Aromas of candy, alcohol, oranges, and white grapes seem to come out; very complex and enticing. The taste is a brilliant blend of fruit & hop bitterness and sweet candy. The limited carbonation and sour backbone of this beer work very well together. The texture is a bit sticky and mildly astringent; the only flaw I can really pin point with this beer. Despite the high ABV and the assertive flavors in this beer, it is very easy to drink and enjoy.

12-19-2005 17:15:02 | More by jaluria
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

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

3/5  rDev -30.6%

09-05-2013 05:10:11 | More by HugeBulge
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3.78/5  rDev -12.5%

75cl bottle shared with larryLSB. Hazy golden orange color with a lasting white head. The aroma is yeasty and quite fruity with lots of tangy apricot and tangerine. The flavor is also yeasty, with some of that apricot sweetness, some citric tartness and alcohol. There is definitely some spiciness too. Full-bodied with lively carbonation. When I added the yeast at the end, the alcohol really smoothed out and this became a very nice tripel.

05-11-2009 22:43:33 | More by bulletrain76
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
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