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RATINGS: 833   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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).


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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
UDBeernut (2579) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 25, 2012
a: poured into pint glass, light yellow color, minimal head that has no retention s: lemon, yeast, and wheat t: lemon and wheat, somewhat sweet tasting, m&d: good slightly gry mouthfeel and very easy to drink


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Larry_Duffman (342) - - JUN 29, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2016 I poured it from the bottle into a glass. The aroma is banana, spice, and wheat. The taste is banana, spice, and wheat. While cold, it’s fairly crisp and refreshing. There is nice carbonation. It?s not a great interpretation of the style though.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (569) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Pours a clear deep amber with a huge head of white foam. Not much aroma or flavor. Pretty ordinary and Blah!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2016
Pours a medium yellow. Aromas of grains and grass. Flavor was kind of strange, lots of grainy flavor and a little hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ecook90 (32) - Nevada, USA - MAR 20, 2016
A very citrusy take on a hefe so I'm not sure how close it exactly is. But it's got a refreshing flavor to it that's quite a bit different from the norm. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sinfull (1374) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Not bad , though little bit strange hefeweizen. Cloudy , yellow color. Aroma of grain , banana , lemongrass. Sweet, fruity taste with touch of bitterness at the end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sirmixsomewhat (188) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Not a bad beer. I tend to really like Hefeweizens, but this doesn’t strike me as a great hefe or even as something that could really be called a hefe at all. Drink something else if that’s what you’re looking for specifically, but Magic Hat tends to do silly things a lot and I think their beer has kind of fallen off in the last few years as a result.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
katrinaez (1185) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Drinkable but not quality to style. Not hazy enough. Nice color. Taste is weak. Bottle

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Triptych (2) - Alabama, USA - SEP 28, 2015 does not count
This is my favorite beer. I don’t like a lot of banana in my beer so that’s a plus to me. The citrus notes go well with the lemongrass. Its a lighter beer and I refer to it as a thirst quencher.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoR (894) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours a yellow golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is grain, some banana. Taste is grain, lemon, some spices. Nothing impressive.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (971) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Mild lemon aroma. A hazy golden body with a light white head. A gentle lemon taste with a hint of bitterness. Clean refreshing finish. Light bodied.


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