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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 2.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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This beer is light and refreshing, poised to satisfy the strictest of tongues, whether you’re a windjammer, a grinder or a wide-eyed spectator. Featuring a subtle sweetness with a multitude of wheat flavor, Cirque du Wit has a soothing finish and leaves you pining for an encore or two.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlbeer (771) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Tap. Yellow pour with white head and a lot of lacing. Almost a wine smell to it. Very fruity flavor with a smooth finish. Easy drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
markducommun (188) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Cloudy, light yellow gold. Light white head. Citrus, fresh hay. Lightly bitter, longer mild sweetness. Light body, some effervescence. Fine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (314) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Some faint aroma of orange citrus, mixed in with some sweet wheat and bread. Deep yellow in color, ultra whitehead..thin. Sweet wheat malt up front. Some notes of lemon/orange and some spices. Finishes with some sweetness, and some peppery spices and some bitterness. Would characterize as more of an american wheat due to a slightly more bitter finish than typical beligian white....works.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft. From notes. Medium sweet with baking spices, Belgian yeast and candi sugar. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dfonorow (1393) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2014
On tap at Milwaukee Brew Fest 2013. Pour is golden yellow with a medium-sized white head. Aroma is grainy and sweet - tangy orange, cloves, wheat. Flavor is similar with a residual wheat finish.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
basaywhat (35) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Not a good example of this style. More like an American Wheat. Don’t taste and spice what so ever. A very large head that took a while to dissipate. Very disappointed.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrjaxson (289) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Pleasant enough, and with such low alcohol and calorie counts that I’m guessing quite a few on a summer day might be quite enjoyable. Really needed to bury my nose in the glass to get a hint of a freshly mowed country field. Couldn’t pick up any of the traditional witbier spices in the aroma or taste. Will have to try again on a summer day.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjt127 (11) - - NOV 15, 2013
Absolutely one of my favorite wits. Subtle but still interesting. Taste the wheat.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MWatts2 (10) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Citrus aroma, clear golden color. Light body with a little bit of a bitter finish.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (6641) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 21, 2013
On tap @ the Über Tap Room in the Wisconsin Cheese Shop, Milwaukee. Light yellow, thin white head. Rather simple wheat character tainted by a rubbery plastic phenolic note in the aroma. Thin, boring. Would not have pegged this to be a Belgian wit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlajwl (3804) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Aroma is spices/coriander, wheat and a hint of candy sugar. The flavor is spices, wheat, orange flavored candy and a tart finish.


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