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


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RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.72/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
rdixon77 (2149) - Georgia, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Old rating. Really bad, even for a cheap lager. Thin, wet grains, stale, weird acidic aftertaste. Guatemalan though.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
lukin (556) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
bottle. Very pale gold and fizzy. grains and wet cardboard. Very light. Not even good by Latin American crappy pale lager standards.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (21235) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2015
11th February 2015
Bottleshare at Leighton’s flat. Thanks to Leighton for this rarity. As Famosa. Light haze on this very pale gold beer, bubbly white head. Palate is light and crisp. Very thin pale malts, trace of sweetness. Forensic amount of citrus and pine hop. Crisp dry finish. Fresh air beer!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
LowBrau (115) - Tonawanda, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours almost colorless - very pale yellow. Skunky nose. Starts with light grain and dry cider. Light bitterness. Watery, high carbonation, clean finish. Club soda-like.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
The_Osprey (5561) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle share, thanks to Leighton. As ’Famosa’. Very pale yellow, still, clear, small foamy white head. Aroma is light lager malt, biscuit, a little yeasty. Body is medium, spritzy carbonation, a little foamy. Taste is light biscuit, ozone, no real bitterness. Just a little simple and insipid. But a Guatemala tick!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Scopey (11793) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Thanks to Leightonian. It pours clear pale gold with a small white head. The nose is soft, grainy, papery, lemony rind, soap and rice paper. The taste is crisp, straw, grainy, white bread, pepper and paper with a dryish finish. Light, watery body and average carbonation. Doesn’t do very much for me. Basic stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mR_fr0g (8295) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle shared at Leightons pad. Very pale greeny yellow crystal clear, not much head. Aroma is grainy straw, pale grains, corn, sweet. Flavour is very light, light skunk, light berry, light berry, lemon, Palate is very light grainy, high carbonation, light refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (17802) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle shared in London - picked up at New Beer in NYC. Pours completely clear, very pale yellow with a white cream head. The nose has some cabbage, cereal, hay. Medium sweet flavor with chips of paper, minimal bitterness, white bread. Light bodied with average carbonation. Finishes sweet and papery with crispy cereal, straw. A decent cheap lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Douberd (4538) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 10, 2015
(Gallo) As Famosa, 355 ml can from vipinvelp, thanks Werner! New country tick! Served into a glass tankard. Very pale yellow colour on the body, small white head that disappears striaght away, no lacing. Typical aroma of a lager, some malts and a bit of hay, not offensive though. Sweet taste, moderate malty, grass. Medium thin body, carbonation on the low side although it seems fizzy while pouring. Not bad actually, only a bit boring, but I wouldn’t mind drinking those in a hot day.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
Atom (2102) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 28, 2015
12oz can, haha Taste of Glory 2014 World Cup Special Edition! Pours a bubbly pale staw with a medium white fluffy head. Aroma of an overly sweet lager. Very light cheap lager, almost like water slight traces of yeast and malt. It’s not offensive by any means, I could chug these on a hot day, just not much flavor to speak of.

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