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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

7,806 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,806
Reviews: 2,714
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 328
Gots: 737 | FT: 13
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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ObiWanKushnobi

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

09-28-2012 23:47:12 | More by ObiWanKushnobi
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caverog

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

05-10-2013 22:56:23 | More by caverog
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.4%

01-12-2014 22:52:54 | More by sanitarium16
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Kerne

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

10-22-2013 18:57:09 | More by Kerne
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Popsinc

Ontario (Canada)

4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Even a very slow pour will reveal a huge, foamy white head sitting atop this cloudy/golden brew. The maltiness & alcohol are big up front. Earthy notes and a hint of spice give la fin du monde a complex and dry finish. A definite classic out of Quebec.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2002 08:41:11 | More by Popsinc
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xav33

Michigan

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

Unibroue La Fin Du Monde
12 oz bottle
Slow pour in a tulip glass
Best before 04/08, ended 12/06

Poured a murky amber with a huge white mostly to fully lasting frothy pillow head.

Smelt of moderate bananas, sweet dough, white pepper.

Taste was upfront strong bittersweet raw sweet bread dough with peaches and oranges followed by a pungent sweaty raw dough on an average length finish. Palate was creamy, softly carbonated, medium bodied and light astringency.

Overall, it is unfathomable that this beer is 9% alcohol. The balance is exquisite. Only wish there was more complexity.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2006 06:32:15 | More by xav33
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Mavajo

Georgia

3.9/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy golden/yellow color with a fluffy white head that fades to nothing - perhaps a slight whispiness, but no crown at all. Nose has a slight spiciness to it - reminds me of apple cider. Bit of citrus. Taste has slight spincess as well with nice fruity/floral layers. Moderate aftertaste that lingers for a bit. Mouthfeel is fairly medium with fairly mild carbonation, in my opinion. This brew kind of reminds me of chardonnay. Quite drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2009 23:49:16 | More by Mavajo
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benclimbs

California

4.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

such a beautiful beer...

Golden slightly opaque yellow in a tulip from a 750ml...tons of white head and champagne bubbles going off.

Nose isn't as good as some other world class tripels, but still really nice with some sweet yeast and citrus

Taste is awesome, honey, spice and ripe bright fruit.

Great beer

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2009 06:06:38 | More by benclimbs
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SWMeyer4141

Texas

4.63/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Taking a break from cleaning, watching the NBA Finals, and opening up a great beer.

Poured into Unibroue snifter...

Appearance-Golden yellow/orange. 3 finger soapy white head. Very tight bubbles and great retention. Lacing is all over the glass. Only beer off the top of my head thats better looking is Duvel.

Smell-Lots of Sweetness and lots of spice. Lots of malt. Pick out some plum and banana as well.

Taste-Huge flavors. Sweet sweet malts and honey. Banana, Clover, Black pepper on the backend to cut down the sweetness. Booze is not hidden. Slighly dry finish. Great beer for a Pinot Grigio drinker, shit, any white wine drinker...or beer drinker.

Mouthfeel-Clean, Crisp, Refreshing. Lots of body with medium to high carbonation.

Overall-Just a world class beer. Perfect anytime of the year, when you just want something good. Very clean beer all the way around. Unibroue continues to be one of my favorite brewerys.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2011 00:18:01 | More by SWMeyer4141
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BryanK

New York

3.5/5  rDev -19%

08-10-2012 00:21:22 | More by BryanK
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gr0g

New Jersey

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

A hazy, light golden appearance. Two-finger creamy white head that never entirely disappears. Some tattered lacing. Yeasty phenols upfront on the nose, kind of a Unibroue calling card as I've found -- Aspirin bottle and clove. Some bright fruity esters, too, yielding apple and even pineapple.

Really comes into its own once it hits the palate: very nice sweet/dry balance, becoming more bitter on the finish. Vinous, even Champagne-like flavor of light fruit. Less yeast character than on the nose. Texture is more soft and creamy once some initial prickliness subsides, rather than the sparkling wine-like feel sometimes encountered with tripels. Alcohol doesn't intrude into the flavor profile at all. Just very tasty all-around.

A benchmark Tripel, this is up there with the likes of Westmalle. This is Unibroue's crown jewel in their lineup.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 01:30:02 | More by gr0g
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blameo

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10%

01-23-2014 19:39:55 | More by blameo
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ipc2000

New York

4/5  rDev -7.4%

12-09-2012 03:43:26 | More by ipc2000
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freshflesh

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

11-27-2013 06:23:21 | More by freshflesh
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

05-21-2014 04:49:24 | More by tylerstravis
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Phocion

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First time reviewing an old favorite. Pours from the 750ml bottle into a Duvel tulip a pale clody golden-yellow with a thick bubbly white head. Excellent retention.

Nose is strong yeast, very fruity (bananas, peaches, lemons), and spicy. Slight alcohol aroma is also detectable.

Very citrusy and mildly hopped. There's a whole bouquet of fruit flavors - banana, peach, lemon, orange peel, and apricot along with a nice helping of wheat and spices. Why can't all Canadian beers taste like this?

Very crisp citric mouthfeel with a subtle warming sensation from the alcohol. Very palatable and drinkable, the only hinderince being the strong ABV. Excellently crafted and balanced; it's brews like this that make brewing seem like a true art form.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2006 03:39:43 | More by Phocion
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uwmgdman

Wisconsin

4.58/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into snifter this beer a bit hazy, golden straw color with a moderate white head that quickly diminished into a thin skim. The aroma is a wonderfully inviting complex mix of spicy phenols, banana, bubble gum, and sweetness. The flavor is much like the nose, delivered with a firm prick of carbonation. A mix of spicy, peppery phenols and fruity esters, the beer finishes dry and flavor lingers nicely. The body is medium and carbonation appropriately high. Overall fantastic, enough said.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 01:43:19 | More by uwmgdman
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auroracrisis

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-26-2014 01:38:45 | More by auroracrisis
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kdown

California

5/5  rDev +15.7%

11-17-2011 02:21:46 | More by kdown
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Chickenhawk9932

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful golden color with a frothy white head, good retention and nice lacing.

Smells of sour yeast and banana. A fairly clean nose.

Taste is banana up front with a nice chewy bready malt middle. A very nice sting from the carbonation with some bitter spice notes - clove. An excellent beer, maybe not a lot going on, but the few notes are played excellently and come together in a beautiful harmony of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2012 00:16:48 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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PsilohsaiBiN

New York

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-31-2013 04:48:08 | More by PsilohsaiBiN
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-07-2013 16:17:07 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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ejw127

Nevada

5/5  rDev +15.7%

12-03-2011 22:15:39 | More by ejw127
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Stumpy29er

New York

4/5  rDev -7.4%

01-08-2012 22:36:56 | More by Stumpy29er
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-03-2014 15:44:51 | More by LooseMoose1978
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 7,806 ratings.