La Fin Du Monde | Unibroue

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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%
 
 
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647
Gots:
2,286
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4.05/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer pours a hazy pale golden straw color with a frothy white head that dissipates somewhat quickly into a nice cap.

On the nose I get pretty standard banana and clove aromas. Yeast and spice aromas present as well. Slightly bready and estery. I also get notes of lemon.

Taste initially follows the nose with prominent banana, clove and spice characteristics. Lingering clove and spice. Slight grassiness. Yeast and bread characteristics also come through. Finish is lingering clove and spice with slight esters.

Mouthfeel is tingly from the effervescence. Highly carbonated, medium full body.

Overall, quite impressive. Love the champagne-like quality of the carbonation, makes it an interesting drinking experience. I remember having this one in college when I first started drinking craft beer and I had no idea where to even locate it on the style spectrum. Nice to revisit it with a new appreciation.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Kinda skeptical as this is a tripel from Canada. Belgian style beers are in my top tier of beer styles so i am quite picky. Smell was okay. The look of the beer was a tad light for my rxperience w/ tripels. Taste was okay, not authentic solid belgian. Overall its quite decent for Canada. U may want to pass on this beer and pickup a belgian tripel.
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4.33/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sample: 2 bottles 2011

A: Beautiful pale dark yellow, strong internal carbonation, great medium head, a bit cloudy, pretty amazing

S: Nice strong citrus, tropical fruits

T: Very light and fruity, perfect balance between sweetness and bitterness, only slight citrus aftertaste, lemon notes throughout

M: Quite smooth, easy to drink, almost seems to melt in one's mouth, airy

O: An excellent ale all-around, quite fruity, well-balanced, and incredibly smooth

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

Poured into a chalice. Cloudy golden color with a thick white foam. Great carbonation going on in the glass.

Smell is almost a fruit cocktail with bananna. A little spicy, maybe clove. The aroma lets you know it's going to taste amazing.

Taste doesn't disappoint, more clove than the smell though. Otherwise it's somewhat dry and fruity. A little alcohol at the finish with some sweetness. Very enjoyable.

Lighter mouthfeel with lots of carbonation.

Overall a really great beer. Smell and taste are both very good. One of the best Tripels I've had.

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