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


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
A very refreshing beer with delicate taste and bouquet. A soft golden color with a subtle aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Manslow (591) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Butelka 0,33l, dzięki Lechu. Kolor jasnozłoty, piana nikła. Zapach lekki trawiasty. Smak gorzki, bez wyrazu.Słabe piwo.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
JorgeLee (1511) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Yet another example of brand proliferation from the mighty Cerveceria Centro Americana, this one appears to be a premium brand commanding roughly a 5 quetzal premium over Gallo. Not worth it. Tastes of nothing really, ever so slightly sweet.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
HampshirePhil (228) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2015
355 ml bottle - Monte Carlo is quite hard to describe. Firstly I’ve had water with stronger tastes than this but despite its lack of taste, non-existent aroma and palate it is actually refreshing. Sampled twice now in 27-34c Guatemalan heat, it is really refreshing. Perhaps looking at it purely from a domestic market it makes sense, and on top of this it is actually sold as a more premium alternative to the mainstream Gallo. Having said that the Gutemalans I’ve asked prefer either Gallo Ice or Moza to Monte Carlo.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
BobbyBraggot (1) - - NOV 21, 2014 does not count
Better than Bud or some of the other adjunct/corn lagers. Better than Corona. I had it from a can, so no light fouling.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Izio (86) - GERMANY - OCT 10, 2014
Color amarillo palido, buena carbonatacion. Poca espuma e inestable. Ligero aroma a lupulo. Sabor ligero a malta y lupulo. Cuerpo muy aguado. Seguramente refrescante con mucho calor (como agua carbonatada). Botella @ hardrock cafe en guatemala.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DeanF (1939) - Northwest Territories, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
Another random lager from a random developing country, so what else is new? This one has pretty much no aroma, there really is nothing there. The appearance is a boring yellow but at least there is some head. Flavour is bitter hops with some grassiness. It’s harsh on the finish. This is a poor excuse for a "premium" lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
olliejobbins (1525) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2014
355ml bottle. Clear gold with thin soapy head. Aroma is of weak malts and sweets?! Very sweet soapy taste with a bitter grassy finish. Not great.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Foffern (1494) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle. Has a clear light straw colour with a medium, white, whipped eggwhite-like head. Aroma of sweet corn, pale malt, lots of grass and some citrus. More grass in the flavour with hay and pale malt. Has a watery and slick mouth feel, and a very light bitterness. The beer has a strange aroma with an expected flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aurelius (4773) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Green longneck, foil-shrouded cap, bad label. Very pale and clear beer. Not much white head. Corny malt aroma, not hoppy - (not skunked due to the green bottle either.) Unpleasant, pils-type hopping, tinny. Not sweet, a bit tangy. Starchy mouthfeel, malty finish. I liked their dunkler bock better -- this isn’t a bargain at $5.99. Winn Dixie, Magnolia.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
STL_Drew (153) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Clear, active carbonation, little head, fully diminishing, light yellow, malty aroma, crisp with a funky aftertaste

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