What Kinds of Alcohol Are Available in Guatemala?

The most common type of beer in Guatemala is Gallo, which is brewed by the Cervecería Centroamericana in Guatemala City. Other beers made by this brewery include Moza (a dark beer), Monte Carlo (a pilsner), and Dorada Draft.

Zacapa Centario is a rum made in eastern Guatemala. This is a popular rum that has even won international awards. In rural parts of Guatemala, you may be able to find local moonshine, which is known as guaro or aguardiente.

At upscale hotels, bars, and restaurants you'll be able to find imported beers, wine, and liqour. Local watering holes will have a more limited selection.

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