La Fin Du Monde | Unibroue

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96
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10,043 Ratings
La Fin Du MondeLa Fin Du Monde
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Unibroue
Quebec, Canada
unibroue.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
La Fin du Monde was developed through 18 months of research on a unique strain of yeast originating from Europe. It is brewed in honor of the intrepid European explorers who believed they had reached the “end of the world” when they discovered North America ‘the new world’. This triple-style golden ale recreates the style of beer originally developed in the Middle Ages by trappist monks for special occasions and as such it was the first of its kind to be brewed in North America.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-23-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10,043
Reviews:
2,975
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
11.37%
 
 
Wants:
647
Gots:
2,286
For Trade:
21
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Champagne corked 750ml bottle into chilled standard pint. I must say, I am excited to try this beer.

A: hazy golden color with copious bubbles rising to the top to keep the pillowy soft foam head that refuses to fall. 1/3 of an inch of offwhite froth that just sits and looks back at me without end. Beautiful!

S: spicy hops, sweet juicy fruit esters, the slight astringent funk-twang of Belgian yeast. hints of apple peel and clove. Reminds me of Duvel, excellent.

T: big time clove taste, sweet juicy apple with a bit of peel tannin, pale malt body, some of the medicinal taste from the spices and the Belgian yeast. Opens a little sweet but the bulk or the flavor is perfectly balanced. Finishes off with a lingering noble hop flavor that is perfectly light and gives this beer a great finish.

M: right down the middle medium body. Not too thin so it feels insubstantial but not so heavy that it is taxing to drink.

O: worth the 3 months it took to get my hands on a bottle. Phenomenal tripple, I could sip this all freaking day. Words fail. By the way, that never-ending head is still there after like 10 minutes. I know a tripple and a strong are different but I would say that this is on par with Duvel but a little sweeter for when I am in a semi-dry mood rather than a dry mood.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750ml bottle into chalice glass

A- Turbid light orange with a 1 finger lively head which quickly dissipates. Persistent carbonation with no lacing.

S- Apricot and yeast notes. Very fresh aroma.

T- Very smooth malt taste, with good spice from the Belgian yeast. Then get a sweetness that goes with the lighter fruit presence. Finishes with a nice alcohol flavor.

M- Carbonated and wonderful. Goes down so smooth. No alcohol bite.

Overall this is one of my favorite beers. Really enjoy the complex flavors and smooth finish.

Serving type: bottle

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maybe it's because ive never had a tripel before, but this was a serious let down for the money. people go on and on about bananas and cloves and this and that... all i got was the impression that a heavy ale had sex with an underdone mead and this was the result. there was a slight fruitiness that was quickly overtaken by a hot alcoholy quality. it was more like drinking medicine than beer. i wont be trying this one again. maybe I'm just not into drinking solvent or beer with an industrial chemical taste.

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La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
4.31 out of 5 based on 10,043 ratings.
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