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Circus Boy The Hefeweizen! | Magic Hat Brewing Company

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Circus Boy The Hefeweizen!Circus Boy The Hefeweizen!

Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Vermont, United States

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

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

Added by Jason on 02-03-2006

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of berliner07
2.46/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Tried this beer again, after a long hiatus. I wish I enjoyed it more, but just find it so bland. It is an easy sipper, that can be sessioned. But I just cant find enough interesting character to warrent frequent returns. Wish there was some spice or sweet or more pronounced wheat or yeast character.

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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5/5  rDev +47.9%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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5/5  rDev +47.9%

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3.91/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: A bright golden yellow, very little head, and a permanent cloudy look.

S: Sort of watery sweetness/ citrus aroma. A little earthy as well.

T: Sweet lemony/ fruity taste up front almost tangy, but also hoppy bitterness finish. Some lemon zest? Nice take on hefe by Magic Hat.

M: Pretty light and easy drinkability, very refreshing.

O: I enjoyed this beer, as expected Magic Hat departs from typical Bavarian-style Hefe, but in a good way.

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3.3/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy golden color with 1/2 to 1 finger of head that does not take long to dissipate. Much carbonation.

Smell: Wheaty/Biscuity with a touch of honey. There is a slight sweetness to it.

Taste: I'm detecting wheat, citrus, and a very subtle banana-like flavor. It is a tad tart/bitter, however, there is almost no detectable hop flavor.

Mouthfeel: Thin, yet creamy. Heavy carbonation adds a bite to the tongue like soda.

Overall: This is a decent beer. It's a bit lacking in the flavor department as the taste in general is rather subdued, but it is a crisp, refreshing, and sessionable brew. I'm not sure why it's categorized in the APWA category, as there is almost no hop flavor to it. I've had better hefeweizens, but this particular one is not bad as a tastier party beer or a lawnmower beer.

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2.78/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

First off, there were "chunks" of gross stuff in this beer. I almost didn't drink it. Awful. I didn't notice much else about the appearance.

The smell was very average. There was nothing special or distinctive about it.

The taste was also very average. I'd give it to somebody if they'd never had a beer and wanted to know what one tasted like. I'm not sure why this beer has to even exist.

The mouthfeel was also average. There was nothing special or noteworthy about it.

Overall, I'd give it a 2.5 because I was disgusted by the chunks of junk floating around in it!

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Circus Boy The Hefeweizen! from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 1,694 ratings
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