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


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RATINGS: 382   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.71   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
Ungstrup (29208) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2004
A light yellow beer with a small disappearing white head. The aroma is sour. The flavor is sour with hints of hops and a dry end. The sourness must come from brewing cereal.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
madsberg (10142) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2004
Bottled: Pale yellow coloured. Very light and clear. Small white head. Iron, malt and loads of water in flavour and aroma. Not much to give life to the palate. Damned this is bad.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2004
Bottle @ home
Looked like water when poured into the glass. Extremely pale with neon white head. Aroma sulfury. Soapy palate. Taste: maybe. Might be a hint of banana in the far distance. Sweet lactic aftertaste. Did not manage to drink the whole bottle of 35.5 cl.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mohawksin (187) - Nebraska, USA - SEP 3, 2004
A roosters head on the label, this has to be bad. And it is. This must be the Guatemalan Miller. Cerveza Gallo should be Cerveza Malo.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jtw (1089) - farmington, Michigan, USA - AUG 23, 2004
i guess this is why guatemala isn’t known for its beer? extremely pale yellow, pathetic corn and sour hops aroma. no flavor to speak of, but at least it’s smooth. i would drink this, but definitely not savor it.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2004
Bottle. Pale yellow capped by a thick foamy head. Nose smells faintly of dirty diapers. Thin, watery, and cardboardish. Slightly bitter for a PL, but goes down smooth. Drinkable, but by no means a quality beer. I could consume mass quantities of this stuff, but not because I like it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
screwball (1099) - Motala, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2004
White head. Have a small aroma of citrus. The beer has not much taste at all. Realy bad beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
willblake (2647) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2004
07.10.04 Can (Gallo). Got a couple of cans of this stuff from my boss to try. He wasn’t totally sure how they had come into his possession. I figured, ’what the hell, it’s Guatemalan.’ Strikingly clear and pale yellow; huge fluffy, white head that vaporizes almost instantly. Amazingly, I detect no skunk. Aromas are mostly unpleasant and insist on permeating the ambience. Somewhat of a hay smell. Flavor is disturbingly cardboardy sweet followed by a hop bite as though I just bit into some grass. Not as bad as I expected, but still bad. Horrible, lingering aftertaste of something or other - wait, is that the taste of the water in canned green beans?

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Kinz (3274) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2004
Shockingly pale, small compact head that utterly fades. Smells frankly horrible, a touch of crap in the note. Flavor a tiny bit better, as it is almost non-existant. A really bad beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
veronika (410) - SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2004
Looks like urine. Small head. Aroma from yeast and pear cider. Flavor is like pear cider mixed with water. Really bad.

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