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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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mstrcrwly (1000) - 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 (2647) - 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 (11662) - 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 (1282) - 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 (1126) - 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 (12447) - Chicago, 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Darkmagus82 (2302) - - SEP 25, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 10-4-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a hazed lightly tinted orange-amber color with a small one finger fizzy white head. The head fades quite quickly leaving a patchy film on the top of the brew and very little lacing on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma is super light overall with just a little bit of a wheaty smell and a small amount of yeast and grass. Taste – The taste begins wheaty and bready with a light hint of yeast. It has a moderate sweetness upfront with some flavors of lemonade. As the flavor advances the sweet begins fading with the lemonade turning a bit more sour, taking on a more tart lemon flavor. Flavors of a grassy nature come to the tongue at the end leaving a rather pleasant, semi sweet, wheaty taste on the tongue. Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is very light with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. Both are rather nice for the somewhat sweeter hefe flavors of the brew and make it quite easy to drink. Overall – Not a flavor powerhouse, but rather easy drinking. A decent brew overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamChandler (4911) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 9, 2014
light yellow color 2 finger white headl. aroma of banana esters and wheat (pretty standard served very cold but it’s a very thin beer, wheat backbone, a bit of lemon and pineapple. standard

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bricks (1105) - Delaware, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Fairly neutral floral scent. Non-remarkable appearance. Neutral floral taste. This one is mediocre.

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