Analytical Services & Tests

Brewing & Distilling Analytical Services & Tests by Gusmer Beer

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 ChemistryBBCAlcohol, Extracts, pH, Color, Bittering Units2 (12 oz.) $45.00
Finished BeerFBPAlcohol, Extracts, pH, Color, Bittering Units, CO2, Air, Yeast, Mold , Bacteria2 (12 oz.) $60.00
ExportEXPPlease contact Lab for more information (707) 224-7903TBD TBD
Filterability 1 GradeFIL-1Pre & Post NTU readings 1 Filter Grade, recommendation1 gal. $60.00
Filterability 2 GradesFIL-2Pre & Post NTU readings 2 Filter Grade, recommendation1 gal. $100.00
Membrane Clogging IndexMCIIndex value to determine if beer is ready for sterile filtration3 (12 oz.) $40.00
Mineral & MetalHMCalcium, Copper, Iron, Sodium50 mL $50.00
Stability (Chill Haze)SPTannin, Protein Content, Recommendation2 (12 oz.) $35.00

Individual Test

AAlcohol50 mL $20.00
BBittering Units50 mL $35.00
CALCalories2 (12 oz.) $25.00
CHChill Haze (Rapid)50 mL $35.00
CColor (SRM, EBC)50 mL $20.00
OFree & Total SO250 mL $25.00
TTotal Titratable Acidity (as Lactic)50 mL $20.00
Minerals & MetalsCACalcium50 mL $20.00
CUCopper50 mL $20.00
FEIron50 mL $20.00
PBLead50 mL $20.00
MGMagnesium50 mL $20.00
NASodium50 mL $20.00
ZNZinc50 mL $20.00

Microbiology Test

ExamMEMicroscopic Exam50 mL $25.00
Direct PlatingMBBacteria50 mL $15.00
MYYeast & Mold50 mL $20.00
MMYeast, Mold & Bacteria50 mL $25.00
MDDekkera/Brettanomyces50 mL $15.00
MRWine Spoilage (Brettanomyces/Pediococcus/Acetobacter)50 mL $20.00
Filter PlatingMQBacteria Filter Membrane375 mL $25.00
MPYeast & Mold Filter Membrane375 mL $25.00
MCYeast, Mold & Bacteria Filter Membrane375 mL $40.00
Yeast Count ViabilityYCVYeast Count Viability100 mL $35.00
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