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


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RATINGS: 421   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

musinj6's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
musinj6 (461) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Note this is a genuine Gallo bought in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Pours a golden pale color with less than one finger head thatquickly dissipates and shows plenty of carbonation. Toasted hops and mild sweetness up front. Largely no hop flavor. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Medium malty finish. For a macrobrew lager, this one is good compared to many of the other Central American lagers I’ve had and even some of the macrobrews in the US.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hayduke (3697) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Yellow. Small white head. Nose of l Light malts. Light body. Flavor bland

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joergen (23370) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2015
Can at Ølfestival 2015. Clear yellow coloured with a small white head. Malty aroma of caramel with notes of grain. Malty flavour of grain. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sunevdj (3461) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2015
Can at CphBF15. Pours a clear uncoloured with a hint of yellow. Dry with light aromas of pale malts. Very light bodied. Medium carbonation. Dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Plovmand (6936) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2015
Can provided by MiP. Thx! Pours pale yellow. Small white head. Grainy and faint malty aroma. Little hops here. The flavor is grains and faint hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sledutah (6013) - Utah, USA - MAY 8, 2015
250ml bottle brought back from Guatemala from Luis
Pours straw yellow, small white head, some lacing. Aroma of pale malts, straw and sweet cereal. Taste is sweet, bisquity, straw and grainy
It is what it is, not terrible. Now what do I do with the rest of the 6 pack.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JorgeLee (1410) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Bottle in Antigua. Poured very pale yellow, not much head. Hot country lager, kind of bland, not excessively corny which was a pleasant surprise. But cold, wet and bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bierkoning (11044) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2015
Can, thanks Vip-in-Velp! Grainy, vegetable-like flavors. Hint of metal. Soft herbal notes, also in the aroma. More flavors than expected, but not especially pleasant.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
rdixon77 (1540) - 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 (516) - 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 (17899) - , 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!

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