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La Fin Du Monde | Unibroue

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La Fin Du MondeLa Fin Du Monde

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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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Ratings: 10,113 |  Reviews: 2,994
Photo of Raistlain
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fantastic beer

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Photo of ethanwalshe
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sam106
4.46/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Determined419
4.59/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of spacedaddy
4.21/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: It has a nice golden hue, slightly hazy, and the foam is generous.
Smell: I get a strong hops smell coming through; grassy and citrusy; as well as a hint of flowery esters.
Taste: It has a sweet yet robust and herbal taste which is lasting and extremely pleasant.
Mouthfeel: Seltzer-like and smooth feeling, an easy beer to drink despite its high alcohol content.

Overall: A fantastic Tripel. While not being overly hoppy, it manages to have a perfect balance of bready biscuity malt and sweet clove.

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Photo of baldy00
4.53/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Curt3
4.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Into a chalice, the appearance was a nice golden amber to somewhat orange color with a nice one finger white foamy head that dissipates within less than a minute. The smell had a super nice allocation of iced apples, coriander, some peaches, and a nice Belgian spicy sort of yeastiness invading my nose. The taste was sweet and spicy and said a lot about a somewhat invading pear-like flavoring over top of the apples I previously smelled. I didn’t get any aftertaste but I did get a dry finish. On the palate, it sat about a light to medium and showed a decent sessionable characteristic about it. The carbonation seemed somewhat smooth but still had a decent sharpness running about it. Overall, in my opinion, this was a good Tripel that I would have again.

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Photo of JacobusFavier23
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L- Champaign like colored beer with a great fizzy head. Orange is also present in the appearance.
S- Yeast, Clove, Banana, Spice, Grape and Apple. Slightly wheat-y. Fresh clean aroma.
T- Crisp toned down flavor. Sweet clove and fruity apple flavor as well. Slightly Bread-y. Yeasty and slightly alcoholic. I pick up a slight bit of spice. But not as much as I'd like though.
F- Crisp, clean, and kind.
O- Awesome. I loved trying this one out. Sometimes beer doesn't need to be extremely flashy to be phenomenal. La Fin Du Monde is an exceptional and sophisticated beer. Everyone will enjoy this one.

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Photo of Darrin_Smith
4.78/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Timfromthemainland
4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of jeffm13
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Has become my favorite beer. Outstanding light taste. Unlike most North American tripels, not overly hoppy. I try to keep this one stocked at all times.

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Photo of SlurmDrinker
4.64/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sej1293
4.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

This is the best North American beer I have thus far tried. It is pleasantly sweet without being too sweet for a wheat beer. It has the perfect amount of carbonation, and manages therefore to be refreshing even though it has a high alcohol content and complex character. The head is beautiful with dense foam, the beer itself is cloudy with a delicious, golden hue. This is a beer that can bring together both beer aficionados and people who only sort of like beer. It has something for pretty much anyone who likes a good drink to appreciate.

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Photo of dubnation
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PlinyMeNow
4.16/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy golden and a bit frothy in appearance, which translates into a velvety smooth and somewhat creamy feel. Big rocky white head with lots of lacing. Aroma is of ripe banana and a bit of apple, some yeast and clove. Taste includes banana and bready biscuity malt, yeast, spice, and a little hop dryness but nevertheless treads a tad on the sweet side of balanced. There is a hint of a soapy quality to the taste that is faint and not unpleasant. The finish is extremely balanced and does not linger. Overall: Wow. I have no experience with tripels and feel I'm off to an awesome start with this one.

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

Photo of MinerBob
4.24/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy golden color with a white head and almost no lacing. Has a nice beer smell with clove and all spice that is detectable in the slightly sweet flavor. Nice creamy mouth feel and an easy swallow with no aftertaste. Overall a great beer.

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Photo of red_5_sooner
4.51/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of andrewh995
4.06/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very hazy yellow gold with a big white head. Smells of banana, eaters, and clove. Tastes of banana, sweet malt, clove, allspice. Light but creamy mouthfeel but high carbonation. Overall a great beer but just not my typical style.

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

Wow !!! what to sa... other than YES world class triple. It has great yellow/gold color which pours a nice thick foamy head, but not long lasting. It has all the notes of a very nice tripel in the aroma, mouthfeel, and finish taste. as an ale it is even, I feel very much Monk worthy beer. The flavor thru out is superb and just delightful. The smell is so full of fruit can't even decipher them all, but it all work just right together. a must try no fault beer.

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Photo of EmeraldMist
4.02/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look - Pours a murky orange color, three fingers of bright white head foam to the top, great retention, no lacing.
Aroma - Banana, allspice, sweet orange, musty.
Taste - Dried apricot, sweet malt, clove, white bread, banana. Much needed bitterness balances the sugars out. Alcohol is warming and sweet. Yeast towards the end with a very spice forward aftertaste.
Feel - Medium bodied, slightly gritty, light carbonation for the style, warming alcohol.

Overall - Sweeter, spicier and with more noticeable alcohol than most tripel's I've had. A little rough around the edges but still very enjoyable.

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

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

La Fin Du Monde from Unibroue
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 10,113 ratings
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