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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,936 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,936
Reviews: 2,799
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 432
Gots: 1,351 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Unibroue visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-23-1998

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Photo of ShadesOfGray
4.72/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into my Chimay chalice. Pours a hazy goldish color with a huge white head that takes nearly the entire time to drink to fully dissapate. Lacing is great on the sides of the glass.

Aroma is wonderful! Great musty Belgian yeast aromas with lots of citrus notes and toasted malts...some lighter crisp fruits too; grapefruit maybe...pear? Who cares...great aroma. Very faint booze smell.

Flavor is also great...sweet, tangy...perfect carnonation. Lot's of citrus and honey to counter balance eachother. Musty grapefruit flavors, Belgian yeast...finishes slightly dry.

Mouthfeel is slightly complex and full bodied for a Belgian Tripel. Carbonation is perfect. This beer is definitely a room temp beer. Wonderful!

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of orfeu
4.85/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

750 mL bottle, corked & caged, 2004 vintage. Pours a light golden amber into an oversized wineglass with a fluffy and billowy white head. Lovely citrus and yeasty-bready malt aroma; sweet orange and peach scents abound. Taste is a dry-sweet peach bread with golden raisins; spicy yeast and a strong dry finish. Mouthfeel is full, creamy, and juicy. The 9% alcohol is utterly imperceptible. Absolutely sublime.

Photo of WJVII
4.37/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Another one from my wife, great pic babe!
Poured into a pint glass this brew is a pale wheat color with a clean, crisp, white head that dissipated quickly and didn't leave any lacing to speak of even with the high alcohol content. The nose is of thick floral beds, lots of clove, and sweet honey. The taste is heavy clove and warm alcohol coats your throat. There is a slight kick, but a good balance and if sipped rather than drank, it leaves a tingling sensation in your throat. This has a thin body, but moderate carbonation. This is a tasty drink, I say drink as some of these triples are more like drink rather than beer. Very fine choice!

Photo of Oakhtar
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of cubedbee
4.77/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Served in it's glass, a pale hazy yellow with 2 fingers of frothy white head and a small amount of lacing. Smell is spicy apple skins, tangerine, bubblegum, bananas, grass, wonderfully complex. Taste is like smooth rich banana pudding, with some oranges, apples, spices, and cloves all thrown in the mix. Superb. Velvety mouthfeel throughout, and alcohol that is absolutely hidden from sight, this is a dangerously tempting beer. One of the best Belgians I have ever tasted from right here in North America.

Photo of unclejimbay
4.8/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

La Fin Du Monde
Tasted/reviewed @ DBA bottle>Chimay goblet, NOLA - 3/20/09 (afternoon)
I also had this @ the Bull Dog in Nawlins on 3/19/09 and used these notes also.
A 4.5 - Good head, great lacing reduces to nice collar. Golden honey in color.
S 4.5 - Sweet and mild spices. Ginger and clove notes. Clove notes are a solid aroma of this brew.
T 5.0 - Tastes follow smell, on wheat like malt base. Mild but sweet and clove-y. Clove is very present in taste. This tripel is a fine example at the Belgian skill to stealth the 9% ABV! Well hidden my neighboring Canadians!
MF 4.5 - Medium body, medium carbonation
D 5.0 - Dee-lish! I have been waiting for an opportunity to try this Tripel and it lived up to my expectations. It was excellent!

Photo of foxyaardvark27
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of JOrtt
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of n2pux
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Digimaika2
4.67/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Beautiful hazy peach-copper with a finger of bubbly head that quickly vanishes. Decent retention with minimal lacing.

S: Cloves, coriander, fresh grasses, belgian yeast, jammy marmalade, and pineapple. Fantastic blend of varying tropical/citrus fruits with an earthy grass aroma. Like much of Unibroues offerings this comes across in a very refreshing manner.

T: Bold juicy orange and pineapple qualities, sweet banana, cloves, potent floral character, and a lovely medicinal-like grassy element. Similar to aroma with a refreshing and semi-crisp taste. Very complex yet well balanced. Alcohol masterfully well hidden. Incredible taste.

M: Medium bodied with a high level of carbonation that works brilliantly here. Pleasantly oily with a lingering dry and chalky character.

D: An excellent Unibroue product that's very worthy of the high accolades.

Photo of sabrills70
3.97/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz brown bottle with a best before date of 7/6/09. Pours a hazy medium yellow with a two finger head, OK longevity and good lace. Aromas of citrus and bready malts. Smells "refreshing". Upon tasting its almost saison like. Some yeastiness mixed with citrus, bready malts with a definate alcohol presence. Fairly easy drinking considering its ABV. A well made and tasty beer.

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of SCanthony
4.03/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,936 ratings.