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Brewed by Cerveceria Centro Americana
Style: Pale Lager
Guatemala City, Guatemala

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RATINGS: 417   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.71   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A clear golden lager beer with a characteristic body, fine bitternes and delicate aroma. Because of its full-bodied and balanced flavor it has become the preferred choice for those who enjoy a premium quality beer. This beer is sold in USA as Famosa


0.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
shrubber85 (8762) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 10, 2006
Bottle. Sour old barley malt/body odor aroma. Light golden yellow color. Thankfully the flavor isn’t quite as bad as the smell - still get an old barley malt flavor but the BO doesn’t come out as strong. Possibly an old bottle but probably still a typical Central Am beer - decent when you’re hot and sweaty but nothing great.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
PopeGelasius3 (54) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAY 22, 2006
pours yellow with a medium head. I had to virtually suck this stuff up my nose before I found and sense of smell, which was very grainy. Taste was bitter but did not have much else.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2006
Pours a pale golden yellow color with a fizzy white head. Aromas of hops, grass, and grains. Flavor is a kinda sweet, watery body, nice crisp hoppy/grain taste with a nice clean finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (2901) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2006
Bottle. Pours pale golden with a decent sized white head. Aroma of sweet malts and grain. Flavor is sweet up-front, slightly watery, but drinkable. Thin body, but not a bad summer beer.

1.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - APR 11, 2006
A very light, crisp, clean drinking lager. Froth is slightly creamy. Easy to swallow on a hot summers day. Better than other mass produced lagers.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jimmyh221 (157) - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 4, 2006
very light in color (yellow) with a spare head. It had a strong sour smell with not much flavor except for skunk.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Odeed (1796) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAR 22, 2006
so i bought one big ass bottle of this at the local mexican market.think the official size was "grande"the beer poured a fizzy yellow body with a white head.aroma was of corn and rice.flavor was much of the same with a bit of hops....i think.the mouthfeel was thin and so was the amount that i drank....VIVA LA FAMOSA!!!!

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (7622) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 19, 2006
Part of an 8-pack of "International Beer Selections". The whole 8-pack was a bit of a dud, and this was probably the worst of the bunch. Aroma of grain and poop, really crappy corny flavour. Don’t bother, unless you really need a rating from Guatemala to get a new country on your list.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DocLock (8386) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2006
Very pale yellow with some hopcitric and thiol aromas. The taste was watery, with slight hop and ricey favor hints, along with a thiol element. Forgettable in every way.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ughsmash (7327) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2006
Bottle. Poured a clear pale golden with a quickly-receding white head. Nose was of grains, corn, and other sweet malts. Nothing offensive here, but weak and unexciting. Corn, veggie mush, light floral, and faint rubbing alcohol in the flavor. Palate was grainy with sour veggie highlights and a corn/grain finish. Watery. This wasn’t completely awful, but not an experience that I care to revisit.


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