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Circus Boy - Magic Hat Brewing Company

Circus BoyCircus Boy

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,378 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1378
Reviews: 648
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.65%


Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

15 IBU

(Beer added by: Jason on 02-22-2006)
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mrgrinch

New Jersey

3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - A dull yellow color with fairly active carbonation. Mostly cloudy. Not too much head to speak of.

Smell - Nice fruity candy smell. Perhaps a bit herbal.

Taste - Lemony, and mildly sweet. A nice hoppy finish. The bitter finish is subtle. Another not-so-spicy hefeweizen. (Nice!) The label says brewed with Lemongrass. So THAT'S what lemongrass tastes like! As is the case with hefeweizen in general, this beer tastes less like beer and more like a shandy than a beer.

Mouthfeel - Creamy with a sour fizz. Perhaps just thin of center.

Drinkability - Drinkable. But not that beery.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2010 00:46:40 | More by mrgrinch
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Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: A hazy golden, almost orange-tinted body. A white head recedes quickly to a few patches of wisp. No lacing.

Aroma: Mold malt sweetness, faint orange citrus.

Taste: Begins with a malty backbone, with citrus and tanginess around it. Pretty bright finish, really tart.

Mouthfeel: Really bright and carbonated.

Overall: I liked this at the beginning but the longer I sipped on it the more harsh it became.

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Circus Boy from Magic Hat Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 1,378 ratings.