La Fin Du Monde | Unibroue

10,041 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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4.94/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into matching Tulip glass from 12oz bottle

A- Pours a hazy yellow with a 1 finger lively head that sticks around but doesn't have much lacing. Lots of tiny bubbles.

S- Grapes, apricot, alcohol, bread all at the same time.

T- Very smooth malt backbone, with lots of spices from the Belgian yeast. Then get a sweetness that goes with the lighter fruit presence. Finishes with a nice alcohol tinge, not to strong though

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

Overall this is one of my favorite beers, in my favorite style. They do a great job with this one getting all sorts of flavors but leaving out the alcohol bite that are in some tripels.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Braz
4.64/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bought a bottle from Safeway. Had wanted to try for sometime now. Aromas are tart. I thought I picked up a bit of a tart cherry scent. Yeasty notes also. Beautiful looking pale gold, very hazy. Head so white it might be neon, lingers then recedes to tiny bubbles. Slightly tart taste, pear maybe. Has a bit of clove spiciness too. Very carbonated with a very dry finish. Overall, very good offering. Nice warming effect yet refreshing at the same time.

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4.6/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the beer that lets you know that developing your palette for superior beers paid off. You moved from mediocre Buds or skunky Heiniken, to the Sam Adams variety pack, or the Belguim variety pack (Stella, Hogarden, Leffe), and now you're ready for the Big Leagues of beer. The welcoming committee comes out for this one. They say yes, you thought Sierra Nevada Pale Ale was the end-all of beer. But now you've had the best! No longer can you settle for Shock Top. No longer does it makes sense to put an orange in your Blue Moon. Welcome to a mature natured beer!!!

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Photo of Muhly
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 355 ml bottle into a snifter.

A-Cloudy yellow/apple colour. Moderate head with little retention. Lacing occurs in a complete wall formation when I tip the glass.

S-Very fruity with spicy pepper and clove. Moderate yeast aromas.

T-Light malts and significant fruit sweetness give way to black pepper and cloves.

M-Moderate to full mouthfeel with significant carbonation. Finishes sweet.

O-A great tripel and plentiful in these parts. A go-to for any occasion.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of JohnnyMc
4.66/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First beer I've tried from this brewery!

Pours out a pretty hazy orange/yellow (I did pour the yeast in) with about 2 fingers of very, fluffy white head.

The aroma has a lot of fruit esters right up front; banana, orange peel, lemon zest and faint hints of apple. There is a white peppery note, some light grassy and wheat notes as well. Definite clove in there and coriander and it finishes pretty dry with some nice yeasty and bready notes.

Can't taste, smell or even feel the alcohol and it's a very light-medium body with a very crisp mouthfeel with tons of carbonation.

This is an excellent example of the style and not only easy to drink, but very tasty too!

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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