La Fin Du Monde | Unibroue

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96
world-class
10,058 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:
10,058
Reviews:
2,977
Avg:
4.31
pDev:
11.37%
 
 
Wants:
650
Gots:
2,297
For Trade:
21
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 10,058 |  Reviews: 2,977
Photo of fido
4.47/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a cloudy amber color; Nice foamy head and good lacing, Fruity and some spices aroma, specially orange, some alcoholic smell; High carbonation; 9% ABV but very drinkable.

This is a great beer, highly recommended; I Enjoy it very much.

¡Salud!

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Photo of joshuadlight
3.59/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was really looking to this beer, but it did disappoint just a bit. Pale and no head, no lacing. Not even the full gold color I look for in a Tripel. Lots of spicy cloves and sweetness in the smell. The nose is slightly better than the taste. Its just not all that enjoyable. Cloves and spice, but not super tasty. A little too carbonated for my preference. Its not a bad beer, but I'm not convinced its one of the best in the world.

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Photo of wknight167
4.05/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Apearance - Pours a coludy golden orange witha 2 finger white head that doesn't last as long as I would like it to.

Nose- Lots of clove accompanied by apple, orange apricot and yeastiness.

Palate- Very fruity, almost cidery with peach and bitter orange peel notes along with clove and some spicy/herbal hops. Bready with some definiter alcohol warming.

Mouthfeel- Medium body and medium-high carbonation.

Drinkability- Lacks the complexity that would normally keep my interest.

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Photo of projektyle
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of starkmarvelo
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of AndyTaylor
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of monnik
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Mat_Rampson
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of hlatimer266
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of UncleBuccs
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Odri
3/5  rDev -30.4%

Photo of HALB
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of theandychrist
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of JonathanC
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of JJStout83
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Metalmaniac915
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Fader
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Peepskp
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shauun176
5/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Elpadrino42069
4.32/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MaineBeerMan
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This beer is a cloudy golden yellow, with a huge merangue like head of snow white foam that lasts a very long time and sticks like glue, leaving loads of lace.
Smells of fruit (pears or peaches?), light clove, earthy yeast and a bit of alcohol only begin to describe the complex aroma of this brew.
Awesome flavor, rather sweet and fruity, lots of complex spice flavors, clove and and a fruity flavor that I can't quite pin down that resembles the aroma. Very complex and tasty.
Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, even with the higher carbonation of this beer, long lingering finish of hops and fruit.
An outstanding beer, one of my favorite Belgian styles and not too pricey to boot.

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Photo of troutmask96
3.87/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This is a truly exceptional Belgian Pale Ale. Just a shade less good than the vanguard of its class, Duvel. Pours a nice fizzy head with very tight carbonation. Taste is of all the good things you'd expect from the triple-fermentation process: currants, cinnamon, pepper, coriander. A bit heavy on the carbonation to score higher in mouthfeel, and its high ABV takes away from its drinkability. But there are few better "sippers" in the world...

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

Aroma from the top of the freshly opened bottle: yeast and big spices!

Aroma after the pour: yeast.

La Fin Du Monde poured into a tall pils glass with a towering, towering pale, white head. It settles back to 3 fingers in a minute, some lacing. The body of the beer is a foggy gold.

This is a delicious brew; proud to say it's my first tripel. The spice notes abound. A nice, spicy, peppery cinnamon.

At 9% abv, I'm always prepared to meet "the ultra chewy." Not so in La Fin. The mouthfeel is actually nice and bubbly, which you would expect from a Belgian/French ale style ... and without an excess of gravity. And, depending upon your mood, you can pour down the center for a less effervescent experience, or down the side for some lively carbonation.

This is a "dangerously" drinkable brew ... a sipper, for sure, at 9%.

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Photo of neophilus
4.42/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Corked and caged, this beer pours a golden straw color, the light seems to get trapped in the cloudy body and brightens up the glass. A thick white head crowns the top of this beautiful pour and hangs around till the glass is half empty.

A heady aroma floods my nose- spicy, peppery, and fruity scents mingle quite pleasantly. It is strong, but clean and not overpowering. The belgian yeast character really shines through here.

The taste delivers everything that the aroma promised. The hops balances the yeasty spice, the bitterness dancing around the edge of my palate. Crisp, robust yeast flavors take center stage, hiding the malt sweetness.

A medium body with a good dose of carbonation cleanly washes way the fruity yeast flavors, leaving a lingering peppery flavor before the crisp finish.

This is everything I could want in a Belgian style Tripel. The funky tones of the Belgian yeast are in full force without overpowering my palate. The body is not too thin but washes down quite easily. Everything is in perfect balance.

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Photo of dankster
4.83/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Wow. this has to be one of the best triples i have ever had!

A- Cloudy with a great golden hue

S- alot of Fruit notes going on mostly bananas

T- Oh yeah Big time banana flavour going on. a little spice and cream on the back of the mouth

M- creamy and smooth. great coating in the mouth. love this beer. will pick up again for only 7.99 a 750

O- Best triple to date! need to try more offerings from this brewery

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La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
4.31 out of 5 based on 10,058 ratings.
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