Platinum Seasonal Strains offer homebrewers two new strains to experiment with every two months. Included in this section are the strains available for 2017.
Ale is a type of beer brewed using a warm fermentation method, resulting in a sweet, full-bodied and fruity taste. Historically, the term referred to a drink brewed without hops.
StylesBlonde Ale , Cream Ale , Wheat Ale , Kolsch , Ordinary Bitter , Extra Special Bitter , English Pale Ale , English India Pale Ale , American Pale Ale , American India Pale Ale , Imperial India Pale Ale , Irish Red Ale , American Amber , English Brown Ale , American Brown Ale , Dusseldorf Altbier , American Porter , American Stout , Imperial Stout , Irish Dry Stout , Foreign Export Stout , Sweet Stout , Oatmeal Stout , Scotch Ale (Wee Heavy) , English Old Ale , Barleywine Ale
Lager is a type of beer that is conditioned at low temperatures,normally in cold storage at the brewery, before being delivered to the consumer. It may be pale, golden, amber, or dark.
Belgian & Wheat
Beer in Belgium varies from pale lager to lambic beer and Flemish red. There are approximately 180 breweries in the country ranging from international giants to microbreweries.
Wild Yeast & Bacteria
Wild yeast and bacerita are producted used in brewing, wine making and distilling. These strains can lend tastes and aromas from acidity to fruit and earthy notes.
Kombucha is a fermented, lightly effervescent sweetened black or green tea.
Cider, Wine and Mead
Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits. Due to a natural chemical balance, grapes ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients.
StylesChampagne/Sparkling Wine , English Cider , French Cider , Gewürztraminer , Merlot , Malbec , Madeira , Grenache , Cyser , Common Perry , Apple Wine , Braggot , Cider , Chardonnay , Cabernet Sauvignon , Cabernet Franc , Nebbiolo , New England Cider , Traditional Perry , Sweet Mead , Sweet Cider , Zinfandel , Shiraz , Riesling , Port , Pinot Noir , Sake , Sangiovese , Semillon , Sherry , Semi-Sweet Mead , Sauvignon Blanc
A distilled beverage, spirit, liquor, hard liquor or hard alcohol is an alcoholic beverage produced by distillation of a mixture produced from alcoholic fermentation. This process purifies it and removes diluting components like water, for the purpose of increasing its proportion of alcohol content (commonly expressed as alcohol by volume, ABV).