Analytical Services & Tests

Analytical Services & Tests

Ensure beer flavor, stability, longevity and more by utilizing Gusmer’s analytical services for the brewing industry. Gusmer offers a variety of tests and testing panels, as well as industry expertise and educated recommendations to assist in your brewing process. All tests are performed on site at Gusmer’s well equipped Napa, California laboratory using the latest techniques and technology.
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Export your Beer?
Gusmer has TTB certified chemists on staff to perform the required analysis for your exports.

Accurate, Quick, and Reliable
Testing is based on the standards set by the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC). Lab accuracy is checked through the International Check Sample Service, provided by the ASBC. Typical analysis turnaround is 24-48 hours. Expedited service is available. Gusmer’s longstanding reputation in the industry has shaped this analytical services program for brewing. Gusmer staffs technical brewers and has over 90 years of participation in the brewing industry.

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Included Analysis



Basic Beer Chemistry BBC Alcohol, Extracts, pH, Color, Bittering Units 2 (12 oz.)  $45.00
Finished Beer FBP Alcohol, Extracts, pH, Color, Bittering Units, CO2, Air, Yeast, Mold , Bacteria 2 (12 oz.)  $60.00
Export EXP Please contact Lab for more information (707) 224-7903 TBD  TBD
Filterability 1 Grade FIL-1 Pre & Post NTU readings 1 Filter Grade, recommendation 1 gal.  $60.00
Filterability 2 Grades FIL-2 Pre & Post NTU readings 2 Filter Grade, recommendation 1 gal.  $100.00
Membrane Clogging Index MCI Index value to determine if beer is ready for sterile filtration 3 (12 oz.)  $40.00
Mineral & Metal HM Calcium, Copper, Iron, Sodium 50 mL  $50.00
Stability (Chill Haze) SP Tannin, Protein Content, Recommendation 2 (12 oz.)  $35.00

Individual Test

A Alcohol 50 mL  $20.00
B Bittering Units 50 mL  $35.00
CAL Calories 2 (12 oz.)  $25.00
CH Chill Haze (Rapid) 50 mL  $35.00
C Color (SRM, EBC) 50 mL  $20.00
O Free & Total SO2 50 mL  $25.00
T Total Titratable Acidity (as Lactic) 50 mL  $20.00
Minerals & Metals CA Calcium 50 mL  $20.00
CU Copper 50 mL  $20.00
FE Iron 50 mL  $20.00
PB Lead 50 mL  $20.00
MG Magnesium 50 mL  $20.00
NA Sodium 50 mL  $20.00
ZN Zinc 50 mL  $20.00

Microbiology Test

Exam ME Microscopic Exam 50 mL  $25.00
Direct Plating MB Bacteria 50 mL  $15.00
MY Yeast & Mold 50 mL  $20.00
MM Yeast, Mold & Bacteria 50 mL  $25.00
MD Dekkera/Brettanomyces 50 mL  $15.00
MR Wine Spoilage (Brettanomyces/Pediococcus/Acetobacter) 50 mL  $20.00
Filter Plating MQ Bacteria Filter Membrane 375 mL  $25.00
MP Yeast & Mold Filter Membrane 375 mL  $25.00
MC Yeast, Mold & Bacteria Filter Membrane 375 mL  $40.00
Yeast Count Viability YCV Yeast Count Viability 100 mL  $35.00
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