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ASBC Laboratory Proficiency Program
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​What is the ASBC Laboratory Proficiency Program?

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The ASBC Laboratory Proficiency Program (LPP) is an important quality tool for laboratories testing brewing raw materials and the final brewed products. The program is an excellent way to validate a subscriber's measurement process. This enables subscribers worldwide to assess and strengthen their quality standards by evaluating the accura​cy and consistency of their results.
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The Society recognizes the need for a service by which laboratories can check their procedures and compare results with peer laboratories on a regular basis. ASBC offers a variety of beer, hops, malted barley, and barley samples that enable brewing and malting laboratories to:
  • Routinely evaluate instrument performance
  • Monitor the use of correct analytical techniques by laboratory personnel
  • Identify opportunities to improve the quality of laboratory results
  • Verify the reliability and accuracy of contract laboratories

  • How does the ASBC Laboratory Proficiency Program Work?
  • What are the Benefits of Participating?
  • What types of Samples are Available?
  • Is the ASBC Laboratory Proficiency Program Suitable for Subscribers of all Sizes?