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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,865 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,865
Reviews: 2,780
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 408
Gots: 1,279 | FT: 18
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 JGlitz87
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of DaveBar
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Excellent little Trip from Canada. Not bad vs. Belgium.

12oz bottle at $47.00/24pk at The Beer Store

A- Opens with a typical Unibroue snap. Pours with huge head and an almost coppery colour. Head stays for a few then tapers to a skim

S- Pepper, citrus and coriander

T- Very very good. Spice hits the middle of the tongue right away. Mellows out to a peppery, coriander flavor. Very carbonated and stays that way throughout the bottle. Gets a touch bitter at the end after warming.

O- Another sample for the cellar. Will see how this one goes as the years roll by as well.

For a couple of 24pk investments per year this is a great one to keep around and sample regularly. I like it.

Food Pairing

This spicy young Tripel will pair nicely with... Pad Thai

This beer is a great little match with Pad Thai. The peanuts and coriander in the Pad Thai just opens up this offering when the beer hits 15-18deg C. Open at 10deg C, sip and let it open up to 15deg C and begin dinner. Try a few bites then watch what you taste...

Enjoy!

Photo of BRami127
4.36/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hurshybear
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of goalie33
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 750mL bottle into 13oz tulip glass.
A: Hazy straw gold in color with 1 finger of fizzy head that goes down to a thin layer coating the top of the beer.
S: Clove and spices, very similar to a hefeweizen without the banana.
T: The spiciness of the nose comes through in the taste with a hint of alcohol. This beer masks its 9% abv very well but you can tell that it is there.

Photo of Jules11788
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Goobastic
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of cantfindme
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of saxclar123
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of waston
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Flight317
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Braden
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of HoustonTX
4.57/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Deep yellow/orange. Thick white head with some lacing.

Smell - Citrus, with hops present.

Taste - Nice and crisp. Heavy citrus at first, which turns into a nice wild untamed spice flavor, malty banana/backbone, with hop/alcohol bitter aftertaste. Goes down smooth for the ABV.

Mouthfeel - Pleasing and full.

Drinkability - Decent, as ABV is pretty well disguised.

Overall, a strong contender in the Belgian Strong Pale Ale category. I enjoy Duvel more, but this is definitely worth a try.

Photo of TheTrevor
4.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured a hazy golden color with a two-finger off-beige head that lasted a little while. The smell is complex and represents some of the best parts about the style. There is some coriander and clove along with some fruitiness including tangerine, lemon, and a bit of banana. The taste is the same as the smell, you can almost taste something new every sip but it always seems to fit together perfectly to be complex and delicious without being overpowering or cloyingly sweet. The mouthfeel is thick with some moderate carbonation. This is probably in the top three of my varieties of tripel, which is one of my favorite styles.

Photo of miadw3
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of DrIPA
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of joegard
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Xzfgiimtsath
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of Wsherry1
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of domtronzero
4.2/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Transcribed from notes taken 9-22-07 at a beer tasting my friend and I put on.

A - Pastel light hazy yellow. Huge frothy white head. Long lasting head retention and lacing left all over the glass.

S - Fruity with caramel and malty sweetness. Alcohol smeel in the background.

T - Subdued grassy hops. Mostly banana and clove-like phenols with a nice subtle spice. Ethanol flavor noted in the finish.

M - Medium viscocity and slick. Tongue coating. A little alcohol dryness on the tongue.

D - Overall a good Belgian style ale. I enjoyed it and would probably buy more of these in the future.

Photo of TEKNISHE
2.25/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of milkbone_underwear
4.53/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alex5
3.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of JohnnyDuvel
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Unibroue really amazes me. Their beer is as good as anybody's. As good as Chimay, Delerium, etc. Also, in that category, it is a relative bargain. The La Fin is not as spicy as the Don De Dieu. It reminds a lot of Chimay white, and maybe Delerium Tremens. Incredibly drinkable, potent as hell. As is the case with the others I've mentioned, pours a huge head, deep golden color, perfect balance. This is one of the few beers I could drink on a regular basis and never grow tired of. I give Duvel a tiny edge, as it is a little unique compared to the other similar beers, but the Unibroue 10, La Fin, and Don de dieu are right there (I also love Maudite and Trios pistoles). It's hard to believe people drink macro swill with stuff like this available in the grocery store!

Photo of Jmoore50
3.43/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted at a little beer tasting I did with myself.

The appearance is golden yellow with a very crisp head. The head starts our at two fingers with an aggressive pour, but very soon leaves through the backdoor and takes all of its belongings with it. It is a clear brew, but is lighter in color.

The smell is of bready yeasts and very crisp hops. Their is some malt background in their as well but it all takes a backseat to the yeast.

The taste is of bready and Belgian yeasts with a slight malt background. It has a very crisp lavender and clove flavor that is brought up by the yeasts. Lighter in all aspects of the tastes than other Tripels I have had.

The mouthfeel is of strong carbonation and smooth finish. This is a refreshing drink, but not incredibly tasty. I would prefer St B.'s Tripel to this one.

J

La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,865 ratings.