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La Fin Du Monde - Unibroue

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,079 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,079
Reviews: 2,725
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 341
Gots: 860 | 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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AlpacaAlpaca

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

A: If a golden trophy could swirl hazily, it would look like this beer. Lots of lacing.

S: The scent of bananas is most prominent. Then dates, soft lemon, almond, and little hints of sweet caramel.

T: The taste introduces itself unassumingly, with your standard blonde elements (light, spritely, fizzy), and waits a moment to unfold its more complex elements. The banana's there, along with the sweetness. There's a comforting oaty tinge to the way it goes down. It's got all the flavor diversity of a darker Belgian ale, but with an embracing lightness. Deep and warm, lulling and celebratory. A delicious and enriching beer.

M: Excellent. Lingering and complex, without leaving a cloying sweetness in your mouth. The alcohol presents itself and compliments the banana nicely, leaving a slightly acidic feel (in a good way).

O: I'm used to pretty one or two dimensional blonde ales, so it was a real pleasure to have one of such rewarding complexity. My personal favorite from Unibroue is La Terrible, but this one is definitely up there. It's perfect for a night where you crave a well crafted beer, but don't want to down something thick, filling, or hop-heavy.

04-14-2014 16:27:06 | More by AlpacaAlpaca
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hanco005

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +0.7%

12 oz bottle that needs to be consumed before 5/7/07. I bought a four pack and plan on drinking them about 5 months apart in order to compare the flavors. Poured into a pint glass

A—cloudy golden pale yellow, 1 ½ inch head that leaves a nice lacing as it dissipates

S—fruity with a little touch of vanilla and some peppery tones; a little bit of banana as well

T—marvelous! Sweet with nice malt/yeast flavor. A little vanilla aftertaste taste as well

M—smooth and mellow, the carbonation is very present, but not over powering.

D—It will be a challenge to wait to drink the other 3….I love this beer and want to drink all four right now.

01-25-2006 21:23:04 | More by hanco005
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Rickythejeweler

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

05-21-2012 02:20:21 | More by Rickythejeweler
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blakelive784

Colorado

3.7/5  rDev -14.4%

750 ml bottle served in a goblet, reviewed live:

A - Pours a murky straw/honey golden color with a thin, 1 finger head. Retention is pretty poor, but excusable for the high abv.

S - Strong pale and crystal malt foundation gives way to honey, banana, clove, and citrus esters. Very pleasant and inviting.

T - Lemon, clove, unidentified spice, honey and pale malt meddle nicely. It's complex and subtle. The alcohol comes through on the finish, but it fit's and isn't overbearing. Very well built. Reminds of wheat with Belgian yeast.

M - Light and carbonated well. This ain't your ordinary tripel.

D - I'm impressed by this one. It's subtly complex, and easy drinking to boot. For the price and quality it'd be hard to better.

12-25-2011 00:56:03 | More by blakelive784
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radiofish

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +10%

07-09-2013 22:18:22 | More by radiofish
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Iparedman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

08-11-2014 01:20:33 | More by Iparedman
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Dagsy

California

4/5  rDev -7.4%

06-20-2013 20:59:56 | More by Dagsy
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GatorLCA

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-30-2014 19:02:15 | More by GatorLCA
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charlesjwinkler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.4%

03-21-2013 03:24:03 | More by charlesjwinkler
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Nbdreher


4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

08-19-2014 17:45:57 | More by Nbdreher
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titosupertramp

Tennessee

4.38/5  rDev +1.4%

A: Pours a cloudy golden color with less than a finger of white head. Slight amount of lacing on the drinking side. Persistent foamy cap that's nearly as thick as the original head.

S: Yeast, citrus, bread. Yeast seems to have a spicy character to it. Maybe some banana here.

T: Mostly lemon citrus, mildly spicy yeast, biscuit, bready. Very tasty.

M: Has an almost creamy body with slight alcohol warming.

O: Granted, I don't have extensive experience with triples, but I like this a lot. All of the flavors are very well balanced and the alcohol is mild, providing only a warming effect. I'll drink this again for sure.

11-27-2011 01:49:42 | More by titosupertramp
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wo87810

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

03-07-2012 22:42:49 | More by wo87810
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -7.4%

05-03-2013 17:02:16 | More by KevinmusPrime
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Antonius08

Florida

5/5  rDev +15.7%

02-26-2012 02:50:25 | More by Antonius08
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10%

04-15-2012 04:33:18 | More by bigbeerfan
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Aisha

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-04-2014 06:14:12 | More by Aisha
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

06-02-2013 03:49:35 | More by Buckeye982
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -53.7%

07-20-2014 14:12:40 | More by BcOneSeven
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Gaisgeil

Michigan

4.38/5  rDev +1.4%

"The End of the World"

This is a very intriguing beer possessing a lot of what I like about Belgians and little of what I do not. This beer pours a slightly cloudly golden/amber in color with a frothy off-white head that eventually recedes into a sticky lacing. The nose is citric in nature, a heavy scent of the trademark Unibroue yeast strainl very earthy. The taste is similar but with some delicate complexities added into the whole affair. Tangerines and sticky fruit, some mild herbal qualities and the strong yeast presence swirl into an interesting mix. Not brutal in any sense however which is what you might expect from a 9% beer. This one certainly walks a fine balance and does so extremely well. This is probably my favorite Belgian pale, extremely well done.

Slàinte!

02-23-2007 08:39:33 | More by Gaisgeil
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whoneeds8

Texas

4.38/5  rDev +1.4%

Pours a hazy gold with a one finger white head that disappears quickly, no lacing. The scent is very yeasty along with spices and lemon zest. The taste has a strong lemon zest and hoppy flavors. The mouthfeel has a effervescent feel to it. Lots of carbonation. No alcohol presence makes this very drinkable.

07-02-2010 21:44:52 | More by whoneeds8
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Amerikon

California

4.75/5  rDev +10%

04-19-2014 05:28:16 | More by Amerikon
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ezperkins2

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

04-24-2014 17:12:32 | More by ezperkins2
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jrempel

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +15.7%

01-31-2012 03:21:43 | More by jrempel
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BlackTuesday

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

12-25-2012 22:20:34 | More by BlackTuesday
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RockyTopHeel

North Carolina

4.97/5  rDev +15%

Tasted 1/16/04 at our little Extravaganza Belgique.

Ok, so our final tasting wasn't truly Belgian, but it's so good and I had one ready to drink, so we figured, why not?

Alluring orange-yellow with a pure white head and a brown drop of yeast shaken from bottle's bottom. Soft, bready aroma, almost like an orange scone. Flavor is full of the yeast, with bright citrus fruit and a beautifully crisp finish. Amazingly smooth in the mouth, with no evidence that this brew hides a potent 9% ABV. Crisp and easy drinking. Orange, lemon, spices, yeast, wheat--wonderful.

This became my new all-time favorite the first time I tasted it, and drinking it again makes me pretty happy all over again.

Spoils of the 10/11/03 Knoxville Raid.

01-18-2004 18:16:00 | More by RockyTopHeel
La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
96 out of 100 based on 8,079 ratings.