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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
taters (1) - USA - NOV 10, 2013 does not count
Thin and sweet. The citrus flavor is just barely too much. Darker yellow in color, very slight cloudy appearance. Not a hefeweizen at all. more of a citrus flavored lager taste, with just enough wheat to be noticed.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cakes (383) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2013
12 oz bottle. Starts with a nice floral aroma. Strong citrus flavor and without the "fizz" of many Hefeweizens, Pours a cloudy yellow and does taste a bit of yeast.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
vikingguy (865) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Cloudy yellow. Yeasty aroma. Taste - wheaty, musty, and tangy tropical fruit flavors. Mellow hops. Pretty avg Hef. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redpooba (401) - New York, USA - AUG 20, 2013
A light yellow, slightly cloudy with a white head. Not a lot of aroma but poppy. It needs more body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1383) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 11, 2013
Boisson blonde légèrement voilée, avec très peu de mousse ; agrumes et céréales en nez. Très douce en bouche, elle possède une effervescence contenue comme prévu. Saveurs de bananes, d'agrumes peu acidulées et de céréales. Bonne bière d'été, le style n'est pas tout à fait correct mais ses défauts, banals, sont bien contrebalancés par ses qualités. Agréable et savoureuse.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erikh04 (136) - - JUL 28, 2013
Very citrusy aroma and taste. A little too much so for my taste. Not really a heffewiezen if you ask me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davewaz (29) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Very minor aroma, Tastes super citrus, powerful citrus! solid beer wish it had a bit more body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Barreras (1141) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Pours a cloudy yellow color with a bubbly foam on top. Aroma is of subtle lemongrass. Taste clean and crisp but too watery for me. A refeshing beer, that has a slight citurs aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bkurtz (920) - PERU - JUL 6, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow with a typical Hefeweizen head. Some citrus aroma and wheat malts. Smooth taste, nothing special, but decent. I prefer Belgian witbiers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rdietman (1) - - JUN 24, 2013 does not count
This is a GREAT summer beer. Pair this with a lemon, and you’ve got yourself a treat. Very refreshing. Just the right amount of carbonation.

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