MilkmanDan (1942) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2003
Not bad, as crappy hot-weather lagers go. Overly sweet, artificial adjunct breadiness. Not harsh or offensive. jiminnc (1) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 28, 2004 does not count
At dinner in DR this beer is very flavourful and not overpowering.
The tap is prefered and has an even head that dissipates quickly with an uncommon fizz of carbonation though not disconcertingly splashy.
The initial taste is strong with a relatively fast disapearance so I really liked it for not making other flavors of exotic foods dimminish, followed by very little aftertaste.
I refered this to friends who only drank the mixed fruity liquer drinks and all were impressed, even those who swore beer wasn’t for them.
I would liken this beer as a fizzy wine because it seems to have most characteristics of a mid grade wine while not lingering and not overpowering, except for the "BURRP".
I didn’t try the bottled variety, "all inclusive vacation" , but I did try many other beers including european and American and I will look for Presidente Beer in other carribean locals in my travels. erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - DEC 12, 2004
My sister loves this stuff and brought a lot back with her from the Dominican. Piss yellow with a fizzy head. Kinda skunky (green bottle). Aroma of nada; no hops, no malt, hey... is that corn I smell. Might be as good as some other pale lagers from Latin America, then again might not. Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - APR 9, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2005 This was a waste. Yellow in color, and huge skink aroma. Light in taste and mouth feel. Little bitter finish, little points. Gave this a shot, will be giving the rest of the sixer away/ bkurtz (1150) - LITHUANIA - JUN 27, 2005
(bottle) Poured a typical pale yellow. Smooth, but little taste. What a shame.
rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2005
(Bottle at Delirium Cafe, Brussels) Yellow, bubbly white head. Very thin and almost totally without flavor. Fish (440) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 26, 2005
Surprisingly didn’t like this stuff as much as it’s lighter brother. This is perhaps the first light/heavy pair that I have preferred in such an order. The main difference between Presidente and Presidente Light, I’d say, is a honey sweetness the malts have; though unfortunately this only brings out the sour flavor of the malt. Stick with the light stuff, it comes in bigger bottles anyway. Kosovar (48) - repentigny, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 24, 2006
Ah! le plaisir des îles dominicaines aurait bien pu se passer d’une telle eau de vaiselle, qui, je doit m’en convaincre, coule assez bien. J’en ai fait l’expérience au Québec, peut-être faut-il la boit en République! TBone (18561) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2006
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Golden color, small creamy white head. Sweetcorn sweetness in the aroma. Crisp carbonated mouthfeel. Sweet corn malty. Not much hops here but reasonably clean tropical lager. Maybe better on the beach than in Gothenburg when it was the most rainy day of the summer. Must be rerated ... on the site. dcattorney (18) - USA - DEC 13, 2006
A very skippable beer, but one of very few options in the Dominican Republic.
I agree that the Presidente in the D.R. tastes better than the imported version in the US. It is stronger as well.
This is a light lager with a weak bitter taste and often comes out of the bottle somewhat flat. OK as a mild beer to accompany food.