Cirque Du Wit | 3 Sheeps Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Sheeps Brewing
Wisconsin, United States
3sheepsbrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerFMAndy on 06-29-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
42
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
17.43%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
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0
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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I don't know what I had at Old Town Social

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Photo of jesticals
2.53/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Smells kind of musty and tastes only slightly better.

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3.22/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.84/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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1.2/5  rDev -65.7%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.3/5  rDev -5.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of pweis909
3.17/5  rDev -9.4%
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.

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3.37/5  rDev -3.7%
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.

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2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3/5  rDev -14.3%

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Cirque Du Wit from 3 Sheeps Brewing
3.5 out of 5 based on 42 ratings.
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