We will write about drinks in Guatemala with the best Guatemalan beverages. There are also non-alcoholic Guatemalan drinks like coffee that are a must to try in Guatemala. We will tell you our favorite beers in Guatemala and Guatemalan drinks.
Apart from drinks in Guatemala the prices on average coffee can cost $2 USD, a beer and wine $2-3 USD and for Guatemalan drinks like cocktails in Guatemala expect to pay around $4-5 USD depending how fancy is the bar and the restaurant in Guatemala. Click here to book online activities in Guatemala
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Drinks in Guatemala And Best Guatemalan Drinks
Beers in Guatemala
1. GALLO BEER
Gallo Beer is my favorite on the list of Guatemalan drinks. Gallo beer is the most popular beer in Guatemala. It has become a part of Guatemalan everyday lives. I really love the balanced taste. The beer has a sweet aroma with a malty taste to it that I can’t get enough of. Prices are around $2-3 USD.
2. Moza Beer
Moza Beer is a dark beer and I loved it. You can’t find it everywhere in Guatemala but in most of the places in Guatemala City and tourist places like Panajachel and Antigua I found Moza beer. Moza beer is from Gallo company a different option in the beers in Guatemala. Prices are around $3 USD.
3. Cabro Beer
Cabro Beer is a similar taste to Gallo but a little bit stronger. Cabro beer isn’t easy to find in Guatemala and I only found in Antigua and Guatemala City. If you ask me Gallo is my favorite in the list of beers in Guatemala. And especially if we compare to Cabro beer but for sure if you have the opportunity taste both of them. Prices are around $2-3 USD.
4. Zacapa Centenario Rum
Zacapa Centenario Rum is the most popular in Guatemala. You can drink Zacapa Centenario is usually drunk mixed with coke and ice, as a shot or rum punch. Zacapa Centenario is recognized abroad and it has International Awards!
Quetzalteca is an aguardiente and be careful because is strong liquor 30-60% alcohol. You can drink mixed with juice and ice or as a shot. You can get Quezalteca small bottles for $2 USD in the stores.
Ponche is a popular drink in Guatemala for Christmas. Ponche is a fruit punch and locals drink in the evening with family and friends in Christmas. You boil the fruits and it’s also added cinnamon and sugar. The fruits depending on the season could be pineapple, apples, coconut and a few more. You can add some rum!
Cusha is a home-brewed spirit made of corn. Cusha is have been using for rituals and celebrations. and has been for thousands of years. Be careful because cusha is so strong!
8. Picosita in Guatemala
Picosita in Guatemala for your hangover cure. Picosita in Guatemala is a mixed of ingredients like onion, jalapeno, jalapeño with vinegar and salt to add inside a Gallo Beer.
Non-Alcoholic Drinks in Guatemala
9. GUATEMALAN COFFEE
Guatemalan Coffee is famous because of its mild but balanced flavor. Also, the coffee’s flavor varies from region to region because of the growing conditions.
Most coffees will taste bittersweet but others could taste like fruits. The most popular coffee to try for tourists is Guatemalan Antiguan Coffee. It tastes heavily sweet but fully flavored.
10. AGUA DE TAMARINDO
Agua de Tamarindo and Agua de Jamaica are typical and popular juices in Guatemala. It’s mixed with water and sugar and you will find them as street food. I love them Guatemalan drinks are so refreshing and delicious!
11. ATOL DE ELOTE
Atol de elote is a drink that is very thick, it is made from corn. As Guatemalan drinks are very popular.
12. COCONUT WATER
Coconut Water is a must in a tropical country when relaxing in the beach you can’t miss your coconut. You can get them from street sellers for $3 USD.
13. BATIDOS (SMOOTHIES)
Batidos (Smoothies) is a drink made with seasonal fruit mixed with powdered milk. Smoothies are made with milk instead of water. Choose your favorite seasonal fruit like mango, banana and papaya. All of them are delicious and prices are around $2-3 USD.
Refrescos of natural fruits you can find everywhere in Costa Rica and in different flavors: Tamarindo, Cebada, Cacao, Strawberry, and Papaya. So sweet and you can find them cold and for $1 USD.
15. Lemonade With Soda
Lemonade with soda and also called limonada con soda in Guatemala. Lime juice (or squeeze a fresh lemon) with soda is so refreshing with sugar added. You will see people selling in the streets in plastic bags with a straw for takeaway. Prices are around $1 USD.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN GUATEMALA
A total of $10-20 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Guatemala. There are hotels mid-budget for $40-60 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $80 USD.
Hope you liked our drinks in Guatemala. Do you prefer beers in Guatemala or non-alcoholic drinks in Guatemala? Let us know in the comments below if we are missing something and your favorite Guatemalan drinks.
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