RATINGS: 838   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   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).

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Sirmixsomewhat (266) - 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.

katrinaez (1918) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Drinkable but not quality to style. Not hazy enough. Nice color. Taste is weak. Bottle

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.

MarkoR (959) - 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.

rjplumer (1075) - 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.

nuplastikk (6211) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 21, 2015
12oz bottle. Pretty unimpressive aroma for the style...grainy, doughy, not much banana or clove, more along the lines of an American Wheat. And it’s filtered...so maybe a Kristalweizen? The lemongrass is not a bonus, giving it a perfume-like artificial tinge. Drinkable, but pretty shabby overall.

Carlos87 (27) - - JUL 19, 2015
Pours a light golden color with a weak white head. A crisp lemon taste with a subtle citrus finish. Not a great imitation or rendition. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Travlr (24277) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of white pepper and cereal. Taste is peppery grain.

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.

Frank (4172) - 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.

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