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

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RATINGS: 459   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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1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Kinda like a modelo. Watery brew with somewhat unappealing finish. Really cold on super hot day.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gopherfan99 (1485) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
adasko (2038) - 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 (2801) - 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.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
sinfull (1521) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 23, 2016
Pale , golden color. Medium-sized , white head . Aroma of malt , corn and vegetables. Sweet, malty taste with watery finish. Far from being a good pale lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
tderoeck (8541) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 10, 2016
3/IX/16 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle as "Famosa" from a trade, shared @ RBBSG V (Klaas place) - BB: 1416 (?) (2016-974) Thanks to CH-303 for the trade!

Clear pale blond beer, practically no head. Aroma: malty, bit metallic, grains, cow fodder. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: sweet start, malty, grains, bit metallic. Aftertaste: grains, bit sourish, card board, sweet. Meh.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Homer321 (4442) - Melboring, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Can thanks to Andrew. Thanks for the Guatamala tick! Pours a light straw, crystal clear with a small white head. Nose of light malt and corn. Taste is pretty bland, really clean while cold. Shows a light straw flavor in the finish and a touch of acidity. Pretty boring but not as flawed as I was expecting.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Martinus (4562) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2016
Pale golden colour, white head. Aroma of malts. Quite sweet flavour, malts, light bitter notes. Malty finish, somewhat sweet.
(from 33cL bottle @ RBBSG 16, Klaas place, Evergem. As Famosa Lager. Thanks for sharing, tderoeck!!)

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zlotta (2509) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2016
Sampled from 0.33 l bottle as Famosa at RBBSG 2016 in Evergem. Clear, golden yellow with a white head. Sweetish, malty and minimally grassy aroma of sweet malts, grains and some straw. Sweetish, malty and a little grassy taste of sweet malts, grains and some straw, followed by a short, slightly bitter and a little grassy finish. Thin body, slightly effervescent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Very bland!

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
77ships (8494) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 4, 2016
Thx! you for sharing. 355 ml. bottled sampled @ RBBSG V as Famose. Very pale citrus golden. Nose is vegetable with corn, vegetable, Taste is vegetable, corn, starch, bouillon, sweet, con, starch, Body is thin & watery, Right about what you would expect from a Guatemalan lager I suppose.


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