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RATINGS: 831   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Magic Hat Brewing Co. Elixirs Find... Brewery Tour Now Playing Shop Peep Show Get Social About Us Home Blog Circus Boy — THE Hefeweizen Unfiltered and unfettered, Circus Boy is a unique and refreshing American-style Hefeweizen. Is he a who? Or a what? Or perhaps some of both? Be amazed by the flavorful haze of this wonderful wheat beer.

Editor’s note: Yes, the bottle calls it a hefeweizen. The beer, however, is brewed with a (fairly hefty) portion of lemongrass, which contributes a significant aroma and flavor. Thus we have deemed it a Spice/herb/vegetable and not a German Hefeweizen, which should be free from adjuncts (other than hops).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Travlr (19935) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of white pepper and cereal. Taste is peppery grain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gatorfan84 (26) - - MAY 23, 2015
This beer has very little aroma. It is a very smooth beer. The aroma and color are lacking but the taste makes up for it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (3846) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2015
This is a rather exceptionally bready tasting brew. It’s cloudy orange w/ a long lasting white head and great big splotches of lace. It smells like bread yeast and flour w/ a hint of herbal grassiness. The texture is nice and juicy thick w/o being sweet or heavy and w/ creamy carbonation. This richness seems to bring out a bit of banana and an ever-so-slight touch of tart lemon. I think I prefer my hefes w/ a stronger banana character but this has the texture spot-on which is rare to find so definitely worth a try for fans of the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mstrcrwly (917) - New York, USA - APR 4, 2015
i had this years ago and never had any desire to have it again..so we’ll leave it at that...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
RuneStumo (2525) - Haugesund, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2015
20.02.2015. 0,355l Bottle. Bread & Butter, New York. Pale yellow colour with white head. Rather thin beer with a light hoppy aroma. Not much that reminds me of a hefeweizen here. Thin body. Aftertaste is a thin floral bitter lemon ending, that leaves a sour aroma of lemon in my mouth.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
slowrunner77 (9232) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Felt like a hefe the other day and got this. My bad. I could handle a lemongrass spiced hefe, but this is just a shit beer. Looks filtered though it’s not. Aroma and taste is the hefe yeast version of malty cardboard, and an additional off was that in no way shape or form can you tell is supposed to be lemongrass. Not getting finished.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hfmejias (1230) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2014
12 Fl. Oz. bottle. Poured cloudy, amber, huge fizzy white head and sediment floating all around. Aroma of citrus fruit (lemon), grains, clove and some malts. Taste is consistent, crisp, lemongrass notes, spices and some grain notes. Overall an OK brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ectuohy27 (958) - ESTONIA - DEC 28, 2014
Super carbonated, lighter than a hefeweizen with interesting if expected grassy and lemony notes throughout, this is quite drinkable even if, as always, it’s got an overhopped finish

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (10770) - Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2014
355ml bottle. I feel like magic hat rates are rates for rating’s sake. Doesn’t look remotely close to a hefeweizen. Smell is insanely light bread crust. Almost no scent. Flavor is wheaty, mineral water, plastic, some fruit notes. This is an abomination.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ironicmedic (77) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Drank from bottle 11/8. Slight floral aroma. Mild taste. Not to bad of a beer, could definitely down a few and not feel it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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