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Cirque Du Wit - 3 Sheeps Brewing

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BA SCORE
78
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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
3 Sheeps Brewing visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 06-29-2012)
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Photo of pweis909
3.18/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A - a smidgeon darker than I expect for a wit, with a white foam that forms no lasting impression.

S - aroma is interesting because there are elements of honey, citrus, and peach. Makes me wonder about how the aroma is created. Despite this complexity, I'm not sure I find these aromas all that appealing. There's something about them that is off, like an artificially flavored candy.

T - surpringly little in here that reminds me of wit. It's watery and sweet. The sweetness makes those aroma elements cloying. I am reminded of a brand of honey lemon ginseng tea that I do not particularly like but try periodically to calibrate my taste buds.

M - watery and coming up short in carbonation.

I find this to be like one if those Leinies wheat beers; something seems artificial and cloying and it diminishes the experience.

pweis909, Mar 15, 2014
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3.35/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz into a tulip.

A: Pours a clear gold with a small white head.

S: Smells of mild raw wheat, clovey esters, a bit sweet.

T: Taste brings subtle wit esters, light hop bitterness, wheat, watery finish.

M: Light-bodied with light carbonation.

O: Either the yeast strain used here is not very potent, or they didn't give it much time to do its thing...this is much too watery and toned down, closer to a bland American wheat ale than a witbier.

Etan, Nov 08, 2013
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3.6/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A run-of-the-mill wheat that didn't really knock my socks off. It pours straw yellow with some lacing. Initial taste is pleasant, with an orange peel sweetness that fades gradually to a clean finish. It has a textbook summer beer taste and profile--light, easy drinking for a hot day.

tbdkev, Jun 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

3 Sheeps Cirque Du Wit

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a shaker pint glass. Served chilled...

A) This is a shimmering golden brew. A finger of foamy head. Decent retention and a little bit of the lacing.

S) Pale malt, yeast, a little grass, but mainly wheat on the nose. Not a strong aroma here, but nice enough.

T) Packs a good amount of wheat flavor. You can pick up the Belgian yeast as well. Finishes up with some grass, and unripe banana.

M) Pretty light bodied, with moderate carbonation. This smooths out with a little warmth, and is fairly refreshing. The finish is somewhat dry.

O) Not the first style I typically reach for, but all in all this was fairly enjoyable. Looking forward to trying out some of 3 Sheeps other offerings.

RoamingGnome, Apr 21, 2013
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Cirque Du Wit from 3 Sheeps Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.