La Fin Du Monde | Unibroue

10,039 Ratings
La Fin Du MondeLa Fin Du Monde

Brewed by:
Quebec, Canada

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

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of jheimiller
4.8/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of lonestar4lunch
4.05/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

"The end of the World".. Nice. This is a beer I could drink all night. The 9% hides from you until the end. Crisp bite at the end is wonderful. It literary bellowed out of the bottle. Nice, thick head that left soap like stains on the glass. Smells of yeast and fruit. I had this beer about 5 years ago and forgot how good it really is. My favorite so far from Unibroue. More to come!! 750ml

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Photo of PUbeer
4.33/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eristicrat
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Metal4Breakfast
3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

Photo of jjauga
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Renobrew
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of tchaos
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of Melomanemusher
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of camelgar
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of atsir
4.52/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of ChaseBacon
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of zacalabeer76
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of Hesscabob
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of dcc449
3.84/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of UniversalIPA_69
4.15/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hex92
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pale and clear big foamy head, but very little lacing. Smells real good, and the taste backs it up. Amazing flavor. I think this is a great beer. Better than the sum of its parts. Like everything from Unibroue its a tasty beer. Definitely will buy this on a regular basis.

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Photo of gabeerfan
4.32/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy, yellow-orange with a very thick, pillowy head. The head fell very slowly and never completely went away.
Nice aroma that can be picked up from far away. Lots of fruit (orange and pineapple) and corriander spice. Belgian candy sugar and some alcohol.
Flavors mirror the aroma almost exactly with some slight breadiness coming through.
Deceivingly light mouthfeel. Lots of small-bubble carbonation keeps the palate pretty clean. Finishes pretty dry.
Quite drinkable with lots of flavor. If not for the ABV, I could drink this all night.
A good reminder as to why I really like tripels and glad to see a N. American brewery take on this style with so much success.

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Photo of prosper
3.69/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Cloudy appearance. Moderate carbonation, and head. Head retention is unremarkable, leaving a bit of lace.

Smells great. Yeasty, malty, fruity - especially mango and citrus. Subdued hops.

Tastes of fruit wine. Slight maltiness, little hops. Has a definite solvent/phenolic alcohol flavour, lots of esters and a noticeable bready-yeastiness. Noticeable fusels as well. Finishes with a faint spice - cloves, maybe, with a little citrus, banana and some malt. Very little hops there in the background.

Solid, thick mouthfeel. Perfect amount of carbonation.

Drinkability is limited due to the high alcohol content. This is more a sipping beer than anything else. Everything about this beer is big, and I can't see having more than one or two in a single sitting.

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5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of mudbug
4.62/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours slightly hazy orange with a nice fluffy head,
I'm new at Belgian styles so I have a hard time identifying the flavors, sour, unripe apricots, just the slightly unripe kind.
Hay, something sweet, like the smallest hint of orange honey.
Smell is wet wheat-field, ripe fruit, Is that the yeast?
Wow these beers are complex.
The bottle slowly drains, large quaffs don't satisfy like a powerful sip put directly on the tip of the tongue.
Carbonation is crisp but fades dramatically half way through the bottle, this isn't really a bad thing, just noticed.
Each time I put the glass down it tastes different.
I'm in awe of Belgians, gotta try more.

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La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
4.31 out of 5 based on 10,039 ratings.
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