Circus Boy The Hefeweizen! | Magic Hat Brewing Company

Circus Boy The Hefeweizen!Circus Boy The Hefeweizen!
BA SCORE
3.38/5
1,690 Ratings
Circus Boy The Hefeweizen!Circus Boy The Hefeweizen!
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
magichat.net

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,350
Reviews:
663
Ratings:
1,690
pDev:
17.46%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
278
Trade:
0
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3.44/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JPadilla
3.14/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RichH55
3.7/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EOC
3.95/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MKal
3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerBobber
3.93/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Slightly cloudy honey golden colored pour with a soapy white head and lots of streaming bubbles. The pour was clear until I swirled the sediment from the bottom of the bottle and poured that out. Beer became hazy after that. Looking into the bottle and saw still more sediment on the bottom of the bottle.

Smells of sweet citrus and bread with some spice notes in the background.

Taste is lightly tart citrus with a bit of a mid tongue pepper hint.

Mouth feel was bordering on medium bodied with a wet and refreshing finish to it.

Strange that here it is labeled an American pale wheat ale and on the bottle it says it is a hefeweizen. This does bring to mind Pyramid's version of their hefeweizen. I really find this to be a refreshing and tasty beer. Cheers!

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Photo of BigMike
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerTest
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.52/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled back on New years Eve 12/31/15. Comes in a 12-ounce bottle. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a "BUD LIGHT-OMAHA" pint glass.

Brew pours a hazy golden-yellow in color with a thin white head with not much lacing really to speak of. Aroma is of sweet cornbread with some wheat malts. Bit more going on with the taste as there is some lemon-grass also with a hint of some light spice. Pretty smooth overall with a slight bitterness for the finish, but wasn't bad. Lighter-side of medium-bodied with good carbonation.

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Photo of stevoj
3.59/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had a glass of this on tap with some wings. Appeared to be a hefeweizen, and I didn’t note the lemongrass, (not like in the Fleur de Lehigh) although that expalins why it didn’t taste like a true weizen. Still a good beer, but it might help to know what you’re drinking first....

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Photo of Bissel328
3.24/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of efrankmcguire
3.73/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zylod
3.29/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmq103
3.12/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is a solid session beer due to its low ABV and good taste. A Hefeweizen? I think not. This reminds me more of a lighter wheat beer with a hint of lemon pepper on the finish.

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Photo of TheRamie
3.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Josholson666
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.44/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of therealJAYZ
3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AIFeldstein
3.31/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mpenske
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mrtruji
3.59/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PorterThwarter
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DSWeller
4.1/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gregcordle
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PJCarnell
3.71/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Circus Boy The Hefeweizen! from Magic Hat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 1,690 ratings
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