Friday, September 22, 2017

Beer Review: Magic Hat Brewing Circus Boy Hefeweizen

Time to take a look at the other side of the mixed Hefeweizen collection that I had picked up from Magic Hat Brewing Company and this is Circus Boy. Now previously I looked at Zirkus Boy which is their German styled Hefeweizen, Circus Boy is their American version. Wait, there’s an American version? Shhh, don’t ask questions and just play along. So Circus Boy like its counterpart also comes in with an alcohol content of 4.5% ABV and shares some of other commonalities as well with some slight differences.

One of the first differences noticed for me deals with the appearance. This offering does provide more of a haziness which was not really offered by the German version which had great clarity. The head itself was a little more as well but still dissipated quickly. It seems like this would be more suited for the German version but maybe that’s just me. Anyway, the appearance wasn’t bad at all and in fact, it was pretty solid for the style.

Once I got into the aroma and taste, all was there that was to be expected. There were the notes and tastes of clove and lemon qualities, although I did find the banana lacking. However, there was also a crisp and refreshing quality which also stood out with the beer. And as for mouthfeel, there was a good amount of flavor and tingling which I enjoyed. The texture was solid and not too thin for this light bodied beer and surprisingly, it wasn’t as yeasty as I was expecting.

All in all, the beer delivered nicely in my opinion as I rated it 3 out of 5 on my Untappd. A good beer that won’t knock you back but I don’t think it will disappoint you either. Especially if you like a beer that can offer that often needed refreshing quality following a hard day of work. Have you had this one? If so then leave a comment and share your experience with this beer. I always enjoy hearing feedback from others about the beers consumed so please feel free to share.

That all being said, thanks for stopping by and checking out my look at this beer, and hope you keep coming back as well. Cheers!

If you would like to see my full YouTube video review of this beer as well then just click the video below for some other key highlights about this one!

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