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Famosa (Gallo) - Cervecería Centro Americana, S.A.

Famosa (Gallo)Famosa (Gallo)

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175 Ratings
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 2.24
pDev: 26.34%


Brewed by:
Cervecería Centro Americana, S.A. visit their website
Guatemala

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is known as Gallo outside the US.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-05-2002)
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BeerBob

Nebraska

1.65/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

Famosa "Lager Beer" pours a light lager amber from a 12oz dark brown glass bottle. Head goes to over two fingers before turning rocky and settling out to a full carper of white foam with lacing along the walls of my 16oz beer tumbler.

Nose is mostly carbon dioxide gas and whiffs of cut green grass. Palate is a sour cut green grass with the bight of carbonation.

If I had a choice to not review this beer, I wouldn't have, but it’s too late for that now...

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2006 08:02:48 | More by BeerBob
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ChristopherWIU-UTPA

Texas

2.03/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I have had this beer on several different occasions, with most recent in San Salvador of December 13. To me this beer taste is similar to Miller Lite, but has stronger and better taste. It pours light pale yellow/straw, with a petite head, and has sparkly appearance because of carbonation and heat of the country I was in. It leaves the mouth dry, unquenched, but it does have a unique hint of citrus. It is also light filling and can put back many in one sitting.

This is sold under the name Famosa in the United States and I have procured this from Binny's Beverage Depot in Chicago (IL), Holiday Liquor in Edinburg (TX), various locations in Guatemala and El Salvador.

Guatemala March 2013 and El Salvador December 2013.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2014 01:58:24 | More by ChristopherWIU-UTPA
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Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev +11.6%

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2.5/5  rDev +11.6%

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New York

1.38/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

12 ounce bottle

Pours super light golden, clear next to no head, no film, collar or lace.

Perhaps a trace of corn on the nose.

Super light and lacking any and all tasty

What can be said...one of the worst beers I've ever sampled

A waste of some probably decent water

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 01:57:35 | More by Billolick
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2/5  rDev -10.7%

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2/5  rDev -10.7%

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2/5  rDev -10.7%

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2/5  rDev -10.7%

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Famosa (Gallo) from Cervecería Centro Americana, S.A.
56 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.