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


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RATINGS: 460   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.74/5   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

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUL 6, 2007
12 oz. bottle from Plaza Liquor - Pours a clear light golden color with a 3/4 finger thick white head. Lively carbonation with tiny bubbles. Aroma is sweet grain and grassy hops. Flavor is lightly sweetened grain with some nice hop bitterness. Light to medium body. A nice Pale lager from Central America. Worth a try.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
obguthr (6021) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 18, 2007
Hay aroma. Light golden color, medium head, no lacing. Pretty flavorless, although there is a tinge of mulberry. Sorry folks, thats all the flavor there appears to be.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 12, 2007
Almost zero aroma except for a faint sourness. Least color Ive ever seen in a beer. Completely clear with a hint of yellow. Sour straw taste, thin and watery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SHIG (4936) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 9, 2007
Can: Poured a golden yellow straw color with white head. The aroma was grainy harvest. The taste was grain and malt. Drinking beer!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
CoppellStereo (5) - USA - MAY 29, 2007 does not count
This beer was ok, my bottle was labled Famosa Lager Beer. IT had a smooth after taste, and set well, but other than that, just an average beer

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
yespr (42183) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2007
From 35.5 cL bottle. Pours slight hazy yellow with a huge white head. Aroma is chemical, slight malty. Flavour is watery malty with a mild spice note. Finish is watery, very bland.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of Degarth. Slightly hazy golden, with a white head. Tart malt aroma. Thin and watery with very unclean notes of....malt? Weird accents of blackcurrant. No hops. 200507

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 23, 2007
A big bomber of this. Yellow, clear and slightly skunky. Corny taste with little hops or malts. Slightly grassy finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
cheap (5593) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2011 Lets take a trip to Guatemala. This 12 oz twist off cap bottle has been layen around a while ~ date code is 1896. Smell is a little like cabbage related vegetables. Aroma is more clean once it is poured, more lemony yeast like. It looks quite bright yellow in my glass with some internal bubbling. No head, just a belt around the inside of the glass. Very good carbonation on the palate from front to back of throat. Taste is a little ungentle manlike, lacking manners. Sharp medium bitterness with the initial taste then that fades rapidly, it does not linger. Overall, this is not too bad but has some forward tastes. It is repeatable and almost session like. There are other good lagers out there with more manners and lower price. Carlsburg is much better than this for about the same price. Rolling Rock, Schmidts and Miller Highlife excel when tastes are compared.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopscotch (10931) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 5, 2007
Bottle... AWOL 07... Clear light yellow lager with a mid-sized, fizzy, white head. Honey and grain aroma. Mostly sweet flavor with a restrained hop snap. Medium-bodied with average carbonation. Lightly sweet finish with only a hint of peppery hop bitterness. I found the beer to be a pretty good example of a pretty mundane style. Much better than anticipated.

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