Presidente | Cervecería Nacional Dominicana

BA SCORE
65
poor
765 Ratings
THE BROS
57
awful
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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
Ratings:
765
Reviews:
260
Avg:
2.74
pDev:
24.09%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
151
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 765 |  Reviews: 260
Photo of digitalflood
2.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of flyingpig
2.67/5  rDev -2.6%
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 +31%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmjivi221
2.67/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of MisledTitan
3.66/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
2.9/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Keeling
3.25/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of redfox405
3.5/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MathieuTheard
2.99/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of rolltide
2.99/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Pmicdee
3/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jlabs
2.78/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Lukass
3/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kojevergas
2.11/5  rDev -23%
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 -8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Photo of twage04
2.93/5  rDev +6.9%
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 -20.4%
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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Photo of jpgeesaman
2.23/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

On my quest to try new (to me) beer, I stumbled across Presidente at the local mix-a-six. I noticed it was brewed in the Dominican Republic, which was honestly its selling point for me. It would be my first taste from that country.

The look is light with a head larger than I would have expected. The smell is, to me, pure American cheap beer. The feel in the mouth is a little different - there seems to be slightly more carbonation than I'm used to in low-end brews.

With the exception of one detail, it looks and tastes like a typical cheap pilsner. That one detail? A nasty little bite in the aftertaste that is so wickedly bitter and dry, it ruins any enjoyment of this beer I may have had. Even as a cheap pilsner, it's bad. Just my opinion. Still glad to have given it a go, though.

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Photo of Miket13
2.62/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sanitarium16
2.53/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bluesyasian
2.79/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Spikester
3.79/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy gold with two fingers of white head. Good amount of lace.
Smell is all malt.
Taste is malty with some herbal hops in the finish.
Mouthfeel is light to medium and medium carbonation. Finish is mildly sweet.
Overall a malty and tasty lager.

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Photo of vabeerguy
2.47/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of clake
3.06/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zekenyce
3.5/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Presidente from Cervecería Nacional Dominicana
2.74 out of 5 based on 765 ratings.
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