Presidente | Cervecería Nacional Dominicana

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Brewed by:
Cervecería Nacional Dominicana
Dominican Republic

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Lanzada al marcado en 1935, durante más de siete décadas Presidente ha estado unida a la forma particular de sentir y de ser de los dominicanos, asociando las ocasiones de consumo a grandes celebraciones entre amigos y desarrollando una verdadera cultura cervecera en nuestro país.

La exitosa presencia de Presidente en mercados internacionales, unida a su gran aceptación por parte de los turistas que nos visitan, contribuye a la proyección internacional de la calidad de los productos de la República Dominicana y de los recursos y atractivos del país y de su gente.

Added by UncleJimbo on 05-24-2002

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1/5  rDev -63.5%

Best when served near freezing right out of bottle. This beer is shit. If no better option then this will suffice. But if you have a choice pick anything else. Go corona. DR has corona. Hell go coors light!

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1/5  rDev -63.5%

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1.06/5  rDev -61.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Presidente is a sparkling, crystal clear pale straw colored cerveza with a thin white head that has good retention and lacing. It smells like someone ran over a skunk. It's very light bodied and watery with a scratchy finish. It tastes like funk. Corn and funk. And skunk. I guess someone had this tiny green bottle under a grow light for a while.

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1.08/5  rDev -60.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

I tried this at Bison County the other day, after the bartender told me that the manager actually took it off of one patron's bill after tasting it and seeing how awful it was. I couldn't even get through a small glass of it.

A: Pours a clear gold yellow with a thin white foam. How exciting.

S: Imagine the worst thing you've ever smelled. Then put it in an already bad beer. Lots of skunk and that's about it.

T: See the smell. It was awful. No hints of malt, hops, or anything. Just a horrible taste that I couldn't wait to get out of my mouth.

M: Crisp! It was cold. I'll give it that much.

D: Don't drink this beer. Ever. Please. I beg of you. It was downright awful. Perhaps in the Dominican Republic, where it's fresh, it's mildly better, but man, this was one horrible beer.

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1.09/5  rDev -60.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Terrible beer. Tasted like pisswater.

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1.12/5  rDev -59.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I spent 2 weeks in the Dominican Republic and this was the only beer I could get. Unless I can travel with a backup of good beer, I would have a hard time going back, though the beaches made up for it...

The appearance is golden clear that resembles a typical American light lager. The smell is almost unbearable with big time corn and no hoppiness. The taste is as bad as it smells, lots of corn and light malts, nothing else. The mouth fell is pretty dole. Overall, itself a terrible beer. Even then, I drank a lot of it since I do love beer (even bad beer) but despite the stated 5% ABV, never felt it.

Stay away unless its your only choice...

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1.2/5  rDev -56.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

First had: bottle at some Cuban restaurant in Manhattan

It was the only alternative to Corona, and ended up being a slightly better selection. Slightly.

Poured a clear straw color...uhoh, I see where this is going...carbonation, and a thin fizzy head that fizzled out to nothing. Mostly grains and staleness in the aroma. Weak taste of grains, corn, metallic hops. Bitter and very unflavorful, very light, and not very drinkable at all, unless bland and unimaginative and adjunct is your thing.

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1.25/5  rDev -54.4%

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1.33/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

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1.36/5  rDev -50.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Clear straw colored beer with good carbonation. White head, not much retention and very little lace.
Smells bad, astringent grassyness and sour hay-like.
Taste just as bad as it smells, far to sour to even be called citric.
Feels pretty watery, lacks any kind of body that would make it stand out from water.
If you are into sucking feet this is probably the beer for you. I couldn't stand it. Maybe I had a beer gone bad.


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1.38/5  rDev -49.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Draft: Poured a pale yellow color ale with a light pure white foamy head with limited retention and light lacing. Aroma is completely dominated by adjunct notes with residual sugar notes. Taste is a gross mess of adjunct and residual sugar notes. Body is light with OK carbonation. Not only bland but mostly dominated by gross adjunct notes.

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Presidente from Cervecería Nacional Dominicana
2.74 out of 5 based on 766 ratings.
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