La Fin Du Monde | Unibroue

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4.32/5
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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:
#448
Reviews:
3,030
Ratings:
10,252
pDev:
11.34%
Bros Score:
4.83
 
 
Wants:
666
Gots:
2,417
Trade:
20
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Ratings: 10,252 |  Reviews: 3,030
Photo of Snickrot
4.63/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of risk1911
4.57/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of QuentinDishaw
4.26/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tcsox
4.2/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ljosalfar66
3.49/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Callednumbers
1.47/5  rDev -66%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

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

Poured hazy honey colored with a nice thick head that never fully dissapated and left a little bit of lacing.

Yeasty and fruity, fermented apples being the dominant aroma.

Taste is fruity and pretty sweet, also pick up the spices as well as the malt.

Feel is medium, very good carbonation, smooth.

Overall, really impressed with this tripel. I admittedly don't drink a whole lot of Belgian styles, but I'd probably drink more if they were more like this

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

Look:
A darker, hazy, golden color. Thick head that lasts awhile, good lacing.
Smell:
I get bananas, apples, really pleasant, sweet.
Taste:
Mostly fruit, similar to the smell, bananas and apple. Malt flavor.
Feel:
Medium bodied and carbonation. Refreshing.
Overall:
Really enjoyable Belgian, something I have been looking for awhile.

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Photo of therealcharles
4.05/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of ChrisG523
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JeannieVolpe
2.72/5  rDev -37%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Scottsbeer
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerPirate
3.88/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryan4120
4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

L - Hazy, opaque golden, with a thick, creamy, frothy very light tan/off-white head that sticks around and leaves some lacing behind. A fantastic looking triple.
S - Yeast and malt with fruit esters intermixed along with wheat. The smell is pretty faint though.
T - Follows the nose, with yeast and malt up front followed by fruit esters and spices - banana, clove, honey, pear, apple, etc. Sweet finish - but not too sweet.
F - Medium body with a medium to high amount of carbonation - still smooth and crisp
O - This is a really fantastic Belgian Triple. It literally checks off all the boxes a triple should in terms of appearance, taste, and feel. I only wish the smell was stronger, but that's really splitting hairs on such a fantastic, textbook triple.

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Photo of mtimmerman84
4.44/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of newcastlemike
3.89/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of kootenays88
4.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Photo of jripley97
3.83/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chitoryu12
4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: Hazy orange with a big, foaming white head that lasts forever.

Smell: Spicy citrus, brown sugar, dried fruit.

Taste: Malt, fruit, a bit of spice and sugar, and a tiny hit of bitter hops at the very end. Mellow and easily drinkable, but you get a hint of booziness sneaking in.

Mouthfeel: Very carbonated and sharp on the tongue. A little thin.

Overall: An excellent tripel and one of my favorite sipping beers. If only the foil around the neck of the bottle was easier to get off...

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Photo of Navin-Johnson
4.12/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 10,252 ratings