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Beer Analysis
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​On a quarterly basis, subscribers receive a shipment of samples from a uniform lot of commercial beer.

Series

Two series are offered:  Beer Analysis and Craft Beer Analysis.  Subscribers to the Beer Analysis may add B or C to receive additional 6-packs.  The Craft Beer Analysis is a subset of Beer Analysis, focusing on key tests performed with equipment to which craft brewers typically have access.  See below for the specifics.

​Series ​Type ​Cycle ​Base Price ​Shipping
​Beer Analysis ​ ​ ​ ​
A One six-sample pack (bottles or cans) ​Quarterly ​$620 ​U.S. – Included
Elsewhere - Request quote
​B ​Two six-sample packs (bottles or cans) ​​Quarterly ​$170 ​U.S. – Included
Elsewhere - Request quote
​C ​Three six-sample packs (bottles or cans) ​​Quarterly ​$280 ​U.S. – Included
Elsewhere - Request quote
​Beer Analysis for Craft Brewers ​ ​ ​ ​
​H ​One six-sample pack (bottles or cans) ​​Quarterly ​$395 ​U.S. – Included
Elsewhere - Request quote

 

Beer Analysis

A variety of analyses may be performed for samples, at the discretion of the laboratory performing the analysis. Recommended ASBC methods are provided for each analysis.

ANALYSIS
RECOMMENDED ASBC METHOD
Air
Alcohol
Apparent extract
Ash
Bitterness
Calcium
Carbon dioxide
Chloride
Color
Copper
Beer-19A, B, C (Archived)
Diacetyl
Dimethyl sulfide
Extract of original wort
Foam
Free amino nitrogen
Iron
ISO-Alpha acids
Pentanedione
pH
Protein
Real extract
Reducing sugars
Refractive Index
​Residual fermentable extract Beer-16
Sodium
Specific gravity
Sulfate
Sulfur dioxide
Total acidity
Total haze
Total VDK

Viscosity


Craft Beer Analysis

A variety of analyses may be performed for samples, at the discretion of the laboratory performing the analysis. Recommended ASBC methods are provided for each analysis.

ANALYSIS RECOMMENDED ASBC METHOD
Air
Alcohol Beer-4A, B, C, D, E
Bitterness
Beer-23A, D​
Calcium
Beer-20A, B, C
Carbon dioxide
Beer-13B
​Color Beer-10A, B
Diacetyl
Beer-25E
Foam
Beer-22A, B
Iron
Beer-18A, B, C
pH Beer-9
Specific gravity
Beer-2A, B
Total haze
Beer-27A, B​


 

Subscribe to the Beer or Craft Beer Analysis