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

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RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
musinj6 (506) - Dedham, Massachusetts, 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 Ive had and even some of the macrobrews in the US.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hauxe (624) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - APR 19, 2017
Shared with Wombat23, who has a six pack of the stuff to unload. Pours straw colored, the white head immediately disappears. Grassy aroma, light honey notes. Taste is sweet, dry, faint metallic notes. Watery end. Not much going on.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
wombat23 (1226) - Texas, USA - APR 16, 2017
Shared 12 oz. can. As Famosa. Pours clear pale yellow with a white head. Initially extremely fizzy. Aroma is corn. Taste corn, chemicals, metallic notes.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
darbeer75 (823) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2017
Aroma: lightly corny; Appearance: light yellow, clear pour with no head; Taste: follows nose; not terrible but completely forgettable; Palate: light bodied with light finish; Overall: at least its a Guatemala tick.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tomer (3375) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 16, 2017
Bottle, medium diminishing bubbly head, clear palish yellow color, light malty aroma with some paper, light malty fruity aroma, light sweetness and bitterness, lively carbonation. Not offensive but not much different from water.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Grzesiek79 (4222) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 18, 2017
As Famosa. Many Thanks for this beer to CH-303. Malenka piana dziwnej struktory, nietrwala ale o dziwo zostawia slad na szkle. Jasne slomkowe jak pilsner. W smaku juz inne, sporo syropu klonowego zmieszanego z rozgotowanym bialym ryzem, tak mi sie kojazylo. Nie smaczne syropowate, slodkie ale jakby woda poslodzona slodzikiem. Lepiej juz w upalny dzien napic sie wody mineralnej i smaczniej i zdrowiej. Thanks Asbjorn for a new Country.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djd07 (13659) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2017
Bottle thanks to Nanna Greenspoint! Pours a clear gold with medium white head that lasts. The aroma is corn malt and grass. Medium body, corn, wheat, light finish, not bad.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gopherfan99 (1653) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2017
Bottle; pours clear, pale yellow with a white head; aroma of malt and citrus with some floral hints; taste is light sweet with malt and citrus; finish is light bitter, dry, and a bit of wet cardboard; meh

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
nasmith003 (252) - Virginia, USA - DEC 9, 2016
Light white head, clear straw color, lightly malted, grass aroma, some lingering bitterness.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
adasko (2207) - Poznan, POLAND - NOV 19, 2016
Surprisingly good for a mass produced tasteless lager. Its clear and crisp, feels really good in massive Central Americas heat.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
markoijelena (3043) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - OCT 27, 2016
Can 0.33l at Ratebeer Belgian Summer Gathering 2016 Evergem, Belgium. 03.09.2016. Thanks Klaas for hosting and RB guys for sharing todays beers. Pour it golden color with medium white head. Aroma grainy and honey. Taste sweet start and continues with watery feel, easy drinkable not so bad. great country tick.


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