RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Specially brewed for Thomas Keller and his restaurants, the French Laundry, Per Se and Bouchon.<br /> Blue Apron Ale has a deep brown color and a palate redolent of oranges, caramel, bread and chocolate, with Belgian yeast adding a hint of spice. 100% bottle re-fermentation gives the beer a lively natural carbonation. Best served at 50 Deg. F, Blue Apron Ale is a fine accompaniment to beef, lamb, roasted game, cured meats, reuben sandwiches and good cheese.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - NOV 28, 2008
750ml. bottle thanks to Pat. Dark brown with a small beige head that looks just like a glass of Coke. Aroma is somewhat mild, with some roasted malts, light chocolate and bread. Flavor was not muted at all. Really nice pumpernickel bread flavor, brown sugar, touch of coriander and a hint of chocolate. Very dry, crisp and delicious. I hope they make this part of their regular lineup and it went great with food and goes down so easy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2013
I have longed to patron a Thomas Keller restaurant for years, and finally got the opportunity to dine at Per Se for our anniversary. The meal was one of the most amazing dining experiences I have ever had, and in no small part due to this beer. Blue Apron was my sidekick through the entire adventure, and I cant think of a beer (perhaps Orval) that could have been multidimensional enough to pair with the wide variety of courses that were served. The citrus paired brilliantly with seafood; the chocolate malt brought out the richness of the red meats; and the yeast provided enough backbone to drink by itself. This beer gives me new-found respect for Brooklyn Brewing, and is a testament that beer can compliment a fine dining experience just as well as wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crockett (1116) - Southampton, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2013
Pours ruddy brown with a nice toffee cream head. Little bit of haze. Nose of sweet brown sugar, molases and toast. Yeasty bread. Mild alcohol. Slight malt vinegar notes on very soft carbonation. Very clean with a bit of cocoa in the finish. (Per Se NYC March 17, 2013) 7.5/4/8/4/15.5

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (390) - Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Pours orange brown with minimal head. Aroma and taste is light raisin, caramel and a hint of cinnamon. Subtle but nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2429) - SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2012
750ml bottle. Pours a dark brown, with a firm beige head. Spicy aroma, yeast, phenols, cloves, candied sugar, caramel, chocolate, malt. Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Fairly elegant, spicy taste, caramel, candied sugar, yeasty phenolics, earth, roasted malt, cloves, raisins. Nice. (2012-06-13)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5539) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown pour. Caramel malts, yeast, bread, light candy sugar, apple, light fruit, and a bit of spice. A nice non-offensive belgian ale, but at the same time its also not too exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Bottle shared by EDA. Pours a cola bruin body with a tan head and light head retention. Malty body sweet chewy nutty, etoh latent fruit tones. Fruity with cots, citrus notes, and chocolate malt. Solid offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (7410) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Bottle @ patricks. Brown pour with a modest amount of tan head. Belgian yeasts, dark fruits, chocolate, nuttty almost chicory like aroma and flavor notes. This brew maybe misclassified, closer to a dubbel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 17, 2010
A damn fine beer, I would drink it until my liver gave way. Nothing offensive at all, just beer bliss. Would get again fo sho. tasty, drinkable, very dry, nice phenols, one of the better american belgians ive had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3146) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2010
The color is dark brown with a nice creamy head. The aroma and flavors are bready with raisin notes (like in a Westy 12 almost!).

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
popery (2141) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 8, 2010
This beer pours an opaque (at least in relatively low light), dark brown with a fine beige head that puffs up well and leaves good lacing. The nose is refined brown sugar, malt and good fruitiness of the plum/nectarine variety. I prefer the aroma to the flavor, which adds in a relatively strong phenol note. Feel is smooth and fairly creamy. The drinkability is high because its really an excellent beer to pair with food. Its a strong, relatively unique flavor that doesnt dominate the palate.

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