​​Grow Your Own Lab​​​​​​

Resources to Start or Improve Your Brewing Laboratory​

ASBC offers a wealth of information to help grow your own lab. Here are just a few samples of key tools and resources available to our members.

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Whether you're producing 1,000 bbls or 100,000 bbls a year, use this instrument guide for recommendations on improving your equipment and processes to expand your quality program. Based on the highly-valued ASBC Methods of Analysis​ (complimentary to members), this framework will help you build a quality lab that meets the needs of your brewery. 

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​Lab Safety Checklist

ASBCLabSafetyChecklist.pngIs your lab following safety best practices? Ensure your brewery is adhering to high quality standards through this comprehensive​ checklist covering:

​- General Good Laboratory Practices
- Communication tips
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Hazards to avoid

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ASBC offers these additional​ recommendations regarding laboratory safety: 

  • ​The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS​) for each chemical must be read and understood before using. 
  • Laboratory personnel should follow any and all laboratory guidelines for general laboratory safety and hazard communication procedures.
  • Laboratory personnel are required to follow all rules and requirements specific to the laboratory in which they are working.
  • Each laboratory should have and maintain a Chemical and Microbiological Laboratory Hygiene Plan.
  • Any questions regarding laboratory safety or the safe use/disposal of hazardous materials should be directed to the Safety Officer at your facility

For other safety resources and practices, browse the Master Brewers Association of the Americas Food Safety and Brewery Safety sites.


Don't forget about other complementary tools and resources to help you get started on your quality journey, including

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