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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,023 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,023
Reviews: 2,724
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 340
Gots: 843 | FT: 17
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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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +10%

04-02-2012 04:31:37 | More by YobroitsJoe
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +0.2%

A - Pours a cloudy gold with a two-finger foamy white head. The head dissapates quickly leaving some light lacing.

S - Apple, pear, Belgian yeast, and banana.

T - Starts off sweet with apple, pear, and banana. Flavors of clove, bubblegum, and white pepper follow the sweetness.

M - Medium bodied with high carbonation. Smooth creamy mouthfeel with a dry finish.

O - An awesome Tripel. Very delicious and extremely drinkable.

05-16-2014 02:33:59 | More by TreyIsWilson
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jscheuf

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.4%

06-05-2014 16:03:16 | More by jscheuf
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-02-2014 03:28:51 | More by Zekenyce
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TooGood

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-15-2014 15:19:29 | More by TooGood
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wellsnb

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-24-2014 00:42:52 | More by wellsnb
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Converge

Alberta (Canada)

4.55/5  rDev +5.3%

341ml bottle poured into a 16oz goblet.

A - Pours an effervescent golden-orange, with a surprisingly fizzy, short-lived head of white bubbles. Lots of haze hanging around in the glass from the yeast. I'm a little shocked at the total lack of head here after a few minutes; it just doesn't look right...

S - A little different than what I was expecting, and not nearly as pungent an aroma as I had anticipated. Still, the aroma present is very nice. Ripe fruits, citrus, bready wheat, and that distinct spicy/floral Unibroue house yeast. Less spices, grassy hops, and crisp dryness than I'm used to with this style. This reminds me a lot of two other Unibroue beers, in Blonde de Chambly and La Gaillarde.

T - Follows the nose quite a bit, although the flavors are a little more pronounced than the aroma. Fruitiness upfront, with apple, peach, and lots of citrus. Tons of yeast, spicy and floral, and delicious. Very bready, and less spicy than most tripels, although the dry spiciness does appear in the finish, along with a subtle grassy hop and crisp wheat flavor. Alcohol is minimal. Overall a delicious brew.

M - Excellent mouthfeel. Creamy smooth, yet crisp and refreshing. The body definitely carries some weight, but it isn't syrupy or oily at all. Bubbly carbonation, although not too much so. Yeasty residue builds up on the palate after a while.

D - A complex but accessible tripel from one of my favorite breweries. I can't help but feel a touch disappointed in the end though. While this is definitely a world class beer, and one of the best tripels period, this didn't totally blow me away, and it wasn't really miles apart from similar offerings from Unibroue. I would consider Blonde de Chambly, La Gaillarde, and Eau Benite to be, in ways, quite comparable to La Fin Du Monde. But that's no knock on this brew, as I've enjoyed all of those afformentioned comparisons immensely.

08-27-2012 23:38:59 | More by Converge
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smithmd4

New York

5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-04-2012 08:31:35 | More by smithmd4
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stella77artois

New York

4.21/5  rDev -2.5%

12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A - Pours a hazy yellow-orange. Definitely some sediment action going. About a 1-inch head that dissipated quickly. Some carbonation evident at the bottom. A lot of people are turned off by the appearance. Doesn't bother me.

S - Fruity smells, pineapple comes to mind. Barley and just a faint hint of booze.

T - Oustanding. Smooth yet powerful. Just a bit of hop action evident, with a fair amount of quality malt. Also taste the aforementioned pineapple and a bit of melon. A sort of pear taste evident after beer warmed up a few degrees. The 9% ABV is hidden well, but still able to be noticed.

M - Solid, nothing outta this world. Crisp with acceptable amount of carbonation. Not dry or bitter.

O - One of the best rated beers in the world for a reason. Strong and bold yet slightly sweet, and incredibly drinkable. Won't exactly strain my hamstring running to the store for more, but I definitely see this becoming a regular beer for me.

05-29-2013 16:30:09 | More by stella77artois
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cclark67789

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.7%

06-16-2013 14:20:59 | More by cclark67789
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jmw4437

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

12-20-2013 02:23:36 | More by jmw4437
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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%

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.

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

California

5/5  rDev +15.7%

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

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-21-2012 23:28:32 | More by nharres
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earlholman

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7.4%

06-04-2013 17:41:29 | More by earlholman
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waston

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

08-24-2013 18:14:09 | More by waston
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nasty15108

New York

3.88/5  rDev -10.2%

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.

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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devilben02

North Carolina

4.18/5  rDev -3.2%

Pours from a 750 mL bottle with a beautiful hazy golden yellow color and is capped by a huge, light, fluffy, eggshell-white head. The aroma is more expected than exceptional, though, with a light musty yeastiness primarily, but also a bit of clove, fruit, and even a hint of earthy hops. The flavor is more impressive, with a combination of yeast, lemon, unripe pear, orange rind, and clove again, the overall impression is a wonderful dry, dull fruitiness combined with a characteristic Belgian-style yeast. The texture is creamy and delicate, but not in any way thin-bodied.

Overall, this is certainly not one of my preferred styles, but this beer is addictive, which is troublesome when I'm drinking 750 mL of 9% abv beer by myself. I may not like many tripels, but I like La Fin Du Monde.

03-10-2011 14:31:22 | More by devilben02
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.7%

11-25-2012 08:11:00 | More by BradMacMullin
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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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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

02-07-2013 16:17:07 | More by BuckeyeSlim
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,023 ratings.