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Presidente | Cervecería Nacional Dominicana

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2.72/5
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773 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cervecería Nacional Dominicana
Dominican Republic
cnd.com.do

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,714
Reviews:
263
Ratings:
773
pDev:
24.26%
Bros Score:
2.35
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
159
Trade:
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Ratings: 773 |  Reviews: 263
Photo of williamv0123
2.73/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of bigbellysailor
4.1/5  rDev +50.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had my first Presidente in the Dominican Republic. I was there on business and we stumbled into a nightclub and I was served the large bottle...covered in a layer of ice. Damn...it was so good and refreshing. Been drinking them every since. I'd choose Presidente over Corona, Modelo and just about any other mass produced Mexican or Dominican beer. Very refreshing, crisp, clean and easy to drink: perfect for hot days and cookouts if you're looking to grab something smooth and refreshing. Good Beer despite what some of the beer snobs in this community say...LOL

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Photo of Iski100
2.76/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bigred89
2.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AvvocatoCovelli
1.41/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of RentonThurston
3.43/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I was honestly surprised as hell by this, considering I got it as a cheap addition for myself while grabbing my dad's daily case of Heineken (eugh) for him. Expectations were about as low as possible-- cheap Latin American macro lager, AND in a green bottle? And yet, perhaps *because* of said expectations, I ended up really liking it. The head was persistent, dense, and rocky, and even left some rather nice lacing, it poured a nice golden colour rather than the sickly pale, almost off-white I see with shit-tier lagers, and the taste! Certainly an adjunct for sure, but you can actually taste a lot of proper malty goodness with a background of earthy hops...makes me wonder what ingredients they use, but macros are never transparent like that. >> But still, this was a quite pleasant surprise, and I must thank the kind older fellow who lives above me for suggesting it.

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Photo of AfricanPete14
4.29/5  rDev +57.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

This beer had a nice gold color with a fizzy head. It had a powerful smell of malt and corn. The taste was very delicious and it tasted like corn, earthy hops with an aftertaste of malt. It went down amazingly smooth with a great level of carbonation. This was a surprisingly good beer.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
1.38/5  rDev -49.3%
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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Photo of digitalflood
2.88/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of flyingpig
2.67/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

355ml bottle in Santa Clara, Cuba (1 CUC):
This one was an decent enough beer for what it was & since I was expecting a lot worse, this one proved to be fairly enjoyable & a pleasant first beer from the Dominican Republic for me. It was definitely a basic offering with fairly standard flavours coming through but it was also clean, quite crisp & refreshing in the heat, going down as easily as you can expect from a lager. There was some corn & basic adjuncts making up most of the taste but the hints of citrus & the earthy malts weren't too bad meaning it's probably not one I'd go for in the UK but it went down a treat in the Caribbean.

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Photo of Arajaee
3.59/5  rDev +32%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmjivi221
2.67/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MisledTitan
3.66/5  rDev +34.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
2.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Keeling
3.25/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of redfox405
3.5/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MathieuTheard
2.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of rolltide
2.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Pmicdee
3/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jlabs
2.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Lukass
3/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kojevergas
2.11/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

"Pilsener." Green glass bottle purchased at a crappy Brooklyn bodega.

Stale, dry, off, cardboardy, skunked. Too sweet. A bit of pilsner malt is the highlight here, but it's in rough shape overall.

Pretty dreadful stuff.

D (2.11) / AVOID

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Photo of nwhittin
2.52/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of twage04
2.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on draft in the Dominican Republic which is why I'm guessing I enjoyed this more than most people who get an old bottle. Pours light yellow with slightly high carbonation. Aroma is a hint of noble hops and pilsner malt. Taste is much of the same. For an adjunct lager I was impressed that some grain and hops were easy to detect. I don't think I'll go out of my way for this again but when in the DR check it out on draft and you may be pleasantly surprised.

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Photo of NastyNorseman
2.18/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

This is a Cheap lager that brings thoughts of Cheap American lagers as you drink it. This lager's got the skunk. Wretched aftertaste that can't be scraped off the tongue. Sure, if you're in the DR and have nothing, I'm sure it's not so bad. But, stateside, never again. The head was all but gone after I poured this golden drink. Smelled of hops, skunk, and...something. Tasted light, over-carbonated, and wanting. Only if desperate, thirsty, and overheated if the bottle is ice-cold, sub-zero.

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Presidente from Cervecería Nacional Dominicana
Beer rating: 2.72 out of 5 with 773 ratings
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