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La Fin Du Monde | Unibroue

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BA SCORE
4.32/5
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10,129 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#415
Reviews:
3,000
Ratings:
10,129
pDev:
11.34%
Bros Score:
4.83
 
 
Wants:
667
Gots:
2,355
Trade:
20
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Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy honey orange with large fluffy white head that sticks around for a while.
The aroma is floral clove and fruitiness.
The flavor is much more fruit forward than the aroma the aliceynes doesn't really come into play until the finish. It's fairly estery, but the sweetness overplays it.
The mouthfeel is medium bodied with frothy carbonation. It's not overly bubbly, but is still very noticeable.
Overall, it's overly sweet. I haven't had a ton of tripels and need to make the effort to branch out into the style.

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Photo of SiepJones
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rindir
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of juablu
4.09/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheCrowsEye
4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rammed96
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cinderblocks
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of thwinger
4.84/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Straw-amber color with gorgeous white head. Yeasty citrus smell that's is not overpowering yet is robust. Tastes of a strong ale, alcohol mildly noticeable, citrus notes with a pleasant yeasty presence and a spicy finish. Overall very good.

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Photo of hcproff36
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shaneb818
4.37/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of raychennebeul
4.93/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I never drink mainstream American beer. After drinking La Fin Du Monde it is the only beer I drink. I compare it to the popular Belgian beers. For a high gravity beer the alcohol does not take over and the flavor is a little floral but overall an excellent beer.

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Photo of DoctorRobert1969
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really nice Canadian take on the Belgian Trappist ale. Delicious.

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Photo of Craig-er
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Coho11
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Poljazz22
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was the first beer with 9% alcohol I've had. Readily available in Quebec since 1994 ! Has won tons of medals! Put Québec on the map for micro beers. Available here for less than 3$ Canadian in most food and corner stores. It is a delicious triple ale in the Belgian style. Lots of complex flavours, fruit pale malt,s light hops, some bitterness on the final. It is a bit on the sweet side. Don't overdo it!. Better sipped.
Well worth a try.

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Photo of alexanderplatz
3.54/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: hazy amber color.
S: cloves, banana, spices
T: Cloves, bananas. Malty. Not at all bitter. Minimal to no hoppiness. Milder than I expected. Sort of like a hefeweizen but not exactly. About 9% alcohol but doesn't taste very boozy.
M: Full bodied. Very nice mouthfeel.
O: Quite a good beer. Seems to scratch the same itch that a hefeweizen or Vitus scratches. Slightly different though. I like it but I don't love it. I may try again in future.

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Photo of runeatdrink
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SavageHopHead
4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LarrysDeerGut
4.37/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of murpium
4.44/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of gandres
4.19/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle poured to tulip glass
Sight: Pale, bright yellowish, large off white foam, hazy
Smell: fragrant, fruity, nice aroma
Taste: very good, balance - medium to low bitterness
Mouthfeel: very good, long follow through, bitter after taste
Overall: excellent beer, repeat, look for yes

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Photo of sbuck
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stephenlee
4.41/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Payner19
4.71/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Killswitch1029
4.65/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 10,129 ratings
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