Cirkul

A water bottle that customizes the flavor of your water

2.8/5
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Cirkul is a water bottle that provides custom flavors for your water.

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115 Reviews2.8/5

I ordered a trial bottle, mentioned it to my son and he knew exactly what it was due to a student having one in his class. I ordered another bottle before my trial arrived, I knew that he would take mine. We both enjoy our Cirkul!

I'm saving money because I bring my bottle to restaurants when I go out to eat, I opt for flavored water rather than a soda. I haven't opened a Coke in the pantry since receiving the bottle.

I have a hard time with plain water, i'll add lemon or other flavorings to it, but this a great because I just fill and sip...and it tastes delicious! Awesomeness!

Pros:

I'm drinking water, saving money, the flavors are nice, I can adjust sweetness

Cons:

It leaks a few drops of water, but usually only when I leave water in the chamber. It's just water, no biggie.

The little leak/drips can be fixed by lining up the groves on the inside of the bottle then pushing down to click in place. Then tighten by screwing it in,. Only remove the cartridge to add water, not the entire top.
If you suck the rest of the water out as you tip the bottle back down once you take a sip it will prevent the leaking. Water gets trapped in the cartridge which is why it leaks.

Beside that the product was a bit high priced I would have continued to use them but when they take my money and refuse to give it back i would never use them again

Pros:

Some of Flavors are very good

Cons:

They make a mistake and refuse to make it right. They will ignore your messages and there is no way to contact someone personally. no refund

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Don’t order the trial kit. They will automatically start sending you this expensive water if you want it or not. It’s very expensive too. About $1.00 a glass for crappy, toxic water. And whatever you do, don’t ask for your money back, they won’t issue refunds under any circumstances.

Pros:

No pros whatsoever. The company is awful. T

Cons:

The water tastes terrible. Filled with chemicals and artificial sweetener. It gave me terrible headaches.

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This bottle is really awesome and innovative. I’m super excited to try the coffee flavors they recently released! I mostly enjoy the 3rd setting. Great taste and lasts longer! I’m conscious of sugar intake so the stevia flavors are the perfect option.

Pros:

Easily customizable flavoring.

Delicious stevia flavors!

Fun brand (seriously check their Facebook. Hilarious customer interactions)

Cons:

Labels on the cartridges would make it easier for switching out flavors. They said they‘re working on that so that’s great!

Cirkul has been really revolutionary for my water drinking. I'm an avid consumer of water, but we all need a change every now and then. Instead of resorting to juices, sugary drinks, soda, etc. as a change of pace drink every so often, I'm always using my circle and just adjusting the flavor spectrum depending on my current mode. This keeps me even more hydrated than previously, and satisfies my different flavor cravings as well - not too even mention the amount of delicious flavors you have to choose from! It's real a "chore" (sarcasm) choosing a flavor to go with daily. I also find the bottles themselves very conducive to a wide range of activities ranging from just walking to work to going for a run because the bottle design is such that it is exceptionally easy to carry. I have multiple bottles across many different locations (home, work, car, golf bag, etc) and cannot recommend this product enough. I'm even getting my family/extended family involved and they love it as well! Definitely buy and enjoy!

Pros:

Great flavors, easy carry, simple to use

Cons:

So many flavors to choose from!

I love it so far. I do think the scale of flavor is not very good though. 1 tastes no different than water. and 10 is like straight up just drink the flavoring why don't you. Also its not clear how long these are supposed to last? I mean clearly less flavor last longer and more flavor will be less.

Pros:

Great water bottle. Excellent idea! I love the flavor choices and that I can choose the flavor intensity.

Cons:

Some cartridges the mouth piece leaks. Out of the 4 I have opened so far 2 leak.

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The product proved to be faulty and questionable in terms of quality and caused nausea. I would have ceased use and cancelled but cirkuls customer service made that quite difficult. Their website happened to not process attempted cancellations until it was too late. The bottle without the flavorings is useless as it leaks and spits water in one's face. I tried to connect and resolve the issue but they refused to refund the product I literally cannot consume and sent it anyways. I advise caution in trying their product and wish anyone luck who has the misfortune of dealing with their customer service. The whole ordeal was disappointing as the product seemed really great but fell short to say the least. Worst company, 2018.

Pros:

Appears to be a great product but..

Cons:

Leaks, spews water from spigot, doesn't filter h20, health concerns

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I agree, the customer service is horrible. They sent me 2 shipments in the same week and charged me for both. When I emailed to get it sorted out, they told me they'll just postpone my next order. When I told them that wasn't ok, they stopped responding to me and blocked me email.
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I had a similar issue with their customer service. Absolutely useless!

I was told it was the way I was drinking, that would be great if it came from the spout. This is not from the top, and my husband has the same issue with his.

Pros:

Great Flavors

Cons:

50% chance of the cartridge leaking.

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and let me guess, they wouldnt offer any kind of refund?

as a person that works outside i need to be hydrated 24/7 on top of the 40 pound rucksack and the countless canteens water gets to be quite boring. cirkul has helped me drink even more and actually be exited to drink water. the packages can come broken i lost 2 flavors out of 5 i had ordered due to the small canister being broken from either rough handling or not fully sealed at the manufacture. other than that great price and great flavors

Pros:

multiple flavors healthy and great to use

Cons:

cartridges come broken and small hassle with customer service

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company says a pro is that they reduce waste. REALLY?? not sure what product you are using.

this is kind of messed up since you really should only be selling the flavor pouches to your customers. Less production, packing, and would allow for a much higher profit margin. And this would ACTUALLY reduce waste.

Pros:

great concept, most flavors are really

Cons:

some flavors are not concentrated enough so you have to dial high using dial fast ie: wasting your

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I love this product! Yes its not perfect, sometimes there is a little but of leakage but nothing crazy and ultimately its WATER so it wont kill you! I have never had my bottle "spit at me" as some have said but maybe i have just been lucky. Some of the complaints i have heard are headaches, cost, customer service and "flavor intensity". Headaches....its sucralose (Splenda) in many of the flavors. This can and does cause headaches for some people. I feel blaming this on the manufacturer is unfair. If you have an artificial sweetener intolerance then yes you may get headaches. Cirkul has many options without the sucralose to relieve this possibility. As far as cost, that's a personal choice. You get what you pay for and choose what you pay for. This is not a necessity and noone is forcing you to buy it so if you think it costs too much, then don't buy it. Keep in mind the intent is to not "only" drink the flavoring but also alternate with just water. Supply and demand, enough said on that. Customer service, i havent had any issues with this at all, as a matter of fact it appeared someone had stolen the bottle from our shipment and they quickly replaced it with no fuss. The last item, falvor intensity, seems like an especially silly complaint. "10 is too strong, 1 tastes like water", really? Thats kind of the concept, find something in between that you like is sort of the point! Bottom line is its a unique product with some nice benefits if you choose to use it, and if you dont the world and life will still continue to move forward.

Pros:

Nice selection of flavors, unique concept, good customer service, love the adjustable strength

Cons:

Leakage at times, a little pricey but manageable

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I love what you said I agree with you 100 percent one thing I would like to add is I also haven't had any issues with customer service. One of the things is people are complaining about is getting your money back. When you all started your trial I can guarantee you knew if you liked it within the first week so if you called customer and couldnt get ahold of them to cancel easiest thing is to put a stop payment on your card or at your bank. Great review
There's always going to be those that complain cause they want something for nothing.

This product is terrible. They suck you in for the free try and make you pay 5 dollars for shipping. Cool however I went to cancel my subscription no where on the website to do that. No customer service number. They charged my card 27 dollars after I asked them to cancel it before the product shipped. Then they said sorry we can’t refund you because the product shipped. Even though I requested the product to be cancelled before it Shipped. It magically shipped when. I asked for a refund. I spoke to several people saying I want my money back. Nothing. Never will buy again.

Pros:

Only one or two flavors taste good

Cons:

Water bottle leaks, makes weird noises when drinking, one flavor lasted me one day

I had a similar issue with their customer service. I hate this company!

I know coming out with new products is trial and error until you finally get it right.....that being said, why hasnt the leaking been resolved by now and before you put your product out for people to buy? Mine leaks so bad and I don’t care how they say to drink it to keep it from leaking, it doesn’t work. So irritating when it drips down my face. I have used mine for 2 full days now refilling it multiple times with water. We shouldn’t be told you have to drink a certain way to keep a cap from leaking all down your face. Until the issue is resolved I will not be buying more.

Pros:

I love the idea that I can choose to just drink water or flavored water

Cons:

It LEAKS

I have always struggled to drink enough water throughout the day and cirkul has been a big help. I don't really like the taste of regular water and their flavor cartridges are delicious with a nice range of options. As someone who doesn't like coffee all the time, their GoSips are a great option for caffeine in the afternoon.

Pros:

Delicious flavors and incredibly convenient when I'm running around on a busy day

Cons:

The lid squeaked but once I followed customer services instructions I was able to fix it

I was skeptical about Cirkul at first because I've had bad experiences ordering things from Facebook/Instagram but I'm so happy I tried it. I really like that you're able to increase and decrease the flavor every time you drink if you want and I love that you can turn the flavor off and just drink plain water. For the people that complain about cost I thought the same thing in the beginning until I looked at my bank account. I would spend $4-$10 a day on beverages between sodas, teas and Starbucks, I get 16 cartridges a month for $49 so I'm saving way more than I was before. Since I've cut out soda completely I feel like I can dial down the flavor so they end up lasting longer. I'm glad they don't accept returned product. I don't want them sending me stuff that's been in the mail back and forth multiple times. It is a subscription service which I actually really enjoy. I forgot to change my flavors one month and the customer service guy was able to fix it for me. I've been using it for about 5 months and don't plan on stopping any time soon. One request -PLEASE get the metal bottles back. I like the sleeves but I definitely want a metal bottle :)

Pros:

easy to hydrate on the go, cheaper than buying bottled beverages daily

Cons:

none really just still waiting for the metal bottle to be back in stock

I've been using the Cirkul water bottles since they came out. It's a great way to make sure you're drinking enough water. Having recently moved from New York to Denver, that's particularly important for me right now. It's so nice not having to change bottles all the time or spend a ton of money filling the fridge with flavored drinks every time I go to the grocery store. Customer service was awesome when I had a question... And I'm excited for all of the new flavors coming out!

Pros:

best way to stay hydrated, affordable, amazing flavors, great customer service

Cons:

the first bottle I ever got was a little bit leaky but that problem seems to have been completely fixed

I have replaced every beverage in my life outside of plain water with cirkul and I couldn't be happier. They offer great pricing when you order as much as I do. Even the only con I have listed is being fixed, they are rolling out a new lid that stops all leaking. The customer service at the company has also been too notch, making me feel very welcomed and that I can come to them with any issue I may have and they immediately take care of it. I'm a sipster .

Pros:

A large variety of delicious flavors that all fit different needs in your life. Has tripled my water intake.

Cons:

Lid leaks.

I tried this out several months ago with a high degree of skepticism, I'm not a flavored water guy. Gatorade? Too much sugar. Vitamin water? Hard pass. But with Cirkul, I was shocked. I love the flavors. So much so that I bought bottles for the entire company. Now my biggest problem is keeping track of which bottle is mine (thanks to the new colored insulation sleeves, this problem is largely solved, except when my coworkers want to continually sample my new flavors).

It seems like every time I customize my next shipment, there are new flavors that continue to impress. My first impressions are the coffee flavors could use a little tweaking but as a chef I know coffee is one of the most difficult flavors to replicate. Plus, one guy I work with will only drink the coffee line so they must be doing something right.

I feel like spending a lot of time raving about the fact that you can control your amount of flavor is a little pointless; if you don't like to customize flavors to your taste preferences, you're looking at the wrong product.

One seemingly underrated aspect of Cirkul is the ability to push back your next shipment date. I use my Cirkul every day but forgot it on a recent trip OOT so I simply went to my account and pushed my delivery date back a couple weeks so I could use up my current inventory. Subscription based products are usually pretty sneaky about reminding you of a recurring shipment. With Cirkul, you're notified a couple times before shipment and with ample time to make any changes necessary (change-up in flavors or alter delivery schedule).

Lastly, customer service has been great! I had a cartridge that was damaged, hit up CS and within a few days had a few new ones delivered at no cost to me.

Cirkul- Keep up the great work! You've got a bunch of big fans out here in sunny southern California!

Pros:

Massive selection of flavors that taste amazing

Cirkul clearly has the drive to constantly improve (bottle sleeve, new cap design, etc

Cons:

I'm on my feet all day and drink A LOT of water so I guess I wish the bottle was bigger? I think that's a personal problem tho. LOVE CIRKUL!

The lack of return option for unopened packages even if the packaged has not been delivered. For some reason I could not even cancel the subscription from their page and they told me I could not return the items even if I didn't open them. That is enough for me tell everyone I know to stay clear. Bad business. Just get a water bottle and add some drops of flavoring. Much cheaper and same taste. The bottle does leak, the top doesn't always work so far as flavoring goes either. The flavoring that didn't have any electrolytes actually was fine and I didn't feel sick but the one with electrolytes made me queasy.

Pros:

Cool design, Lots of flavors, Fast Shipping, Subscriptions

Cons:

Poor customer service, Lack of return option, The electrolytes causes some digestive issues for me, Was unable to cancel account via website

The Cirkul system has very much encouraged my drinking of water. The flavors are easier to store than multiple bottles of flavored water. And much more cost efficient. I’ve used them for several months and appreciate them adding new flavors all the time!!

Pros:

I love the varieties of flavors and the ease of changing them out.

Cons:

The too does leak if you don’t make sure it’s on very well. Easy fix :)