Midwest Hop and Beer Analysis, LLC

Providing a quality chemical analysis service for regional hop growers and craft beer brewers in the Midwest.




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2018 Beer Testing Price Guide

Please notice that some of the tests include additional results. These additional results are the products of obtaining values needed to determine the value(s) of the final desired result(s). For instance, calculating the Caloric Content of a sample requires knowing the sample's Apparent Specific Gravity, Real Specific Gravity, Alcohol Content, Real Extract and Mineral Ash Content. As a result, those values are included in the test's reported values.

For more information on what is included with each test, 'click' on the name of the test/analysis in the left-most column.

We don't take short-cuts that would compromise the quality of our work. All of our procedures adhere to the National and International protocols established by the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC) and the European Brewing Convention (EBC).

Furthermore, we verify the reliability of our methods by subscribing to the ASBC's "International Test Sample Service", in which we send them the results of our analyses on beer samples they send to us on a quarterly basis. They compile the results received from over twenty National and International labs and send back a statistical analysis comparing the results of all labs to each other.

Above all, we pledge to assure you of the highest reliability in our analytical results.

Test/Analysis

Sample
Volume

(Volume Needed
per Test Sample)
Single
Sample

(Base Price)
Two
or more
Samples

(Same Test
Multi-Sample,
Discount)

Brewer's Alcohol Content

ABV & ABW, AFG and AFE
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$60.00 $45.00 ea

Legal Alcohol Content

Certified ABV & ABW, AFG and AFE
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$90.00 $90.00 ea

Acid Content, Total

NaOH and Lactic Acid Equivalent
One 12-oz
or Equivalent
$40.00 $30.00 ea

Acidity, (pH)

pH (H+ ion concentration)
One 12-oz
or Equivalent
$25.00 $15.00 ea

Apparent Grav & Extract

Specific Gravity and Extract (°P)
One 12-oz
or Equivalent
$30.00 $20.00 ea

Bitterness

International Bittering Units
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$55.00 $40.00 ea

Ca & Mg Content

mg per 100g & mg per Serving
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$90.00 $65.00 ea

Calc'd Ferm'n Values

Orig Ext, Real & Apparnt °Ferm'n
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$85.00 $60.00 ea

Calorie Content

Cal per 100g & Cal per Serving
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$110.00 $80.00 ea

Carbs, Cals & Proteins

Amount per 100g & per Serving
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$140.00 $105.00 ea

Chill Haze & Turbidity

Formalin Turbidity Units (FTU)
One 12-oz
or Equivalent
$40.00 $30.00 ea

Color

SRM, Lovibond & EBC
One 12-oz
or Equivalent
$35.00 $25.00 ea

Diacetyl (Specific)

as ppm & ppb
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$95.00 $95.00 ea

FDA - Cals, Carbs & Prot

Certified & Formatted Reportable Values
Three 12-oz
or Equivalent
$260.00 $190.00 ea

Fermentable Extract

(Forced Fermentation)
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$100.00 $70.00 ea

Foam Collapse Rate

ASBC Sigma Value
Four 12-oz
or Equivalent
$60.00 $45.00 ea

Iron (Fe) Content

mg/100g & mg/serving
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$85.00 $60.00 ea

Protein Content

g/100g & g/serving
One 12-oz
or Equivalent
$50.00 $35.00 ea

Real Grav & Extract

Specific Gravity & Extract (°P)
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$55.00 $40.00 ea

Spectr. Combo

Bitterness, Color & Protein
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$110.00 $80.00 ea

Sugars ("Reducing")

g/100g & g/serving
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$75.00 $55.00 ea

Turbidity (Haze)

Formalin Turbidity Units (FTU)
One 12-oz
or Equivalent
$30.00 $20.00 ea

VDK (general)

ppm & ppb
Two 12-oz
or Equivalent
$85.00 $85.00 ea

Two Plate Aerobic Microbe Count

CFU/100mL & CFU/12-oz
One 13-oz Whirl-Pak®
or one 12-oz pkg
$60.00 $45.00 ea

Two Plate Anaerobic Microbe Count

CFU/100mL & CFU/12-oz
One 13-oz Whirl-Pak®
or one 12-oz pkg
$60.00 $45.00 ea

Three Plate Combo Microbe Count

CFU/100-mL & CFU/12-oz
Two 13-oz Whirl-Pak®
or two 12-oz pkg
$90.00 $60.00 ea

Microbe ID

(per organism)
(isolated from microbe-count plates) $35.00 $25.00 ea

Yeast Viability

by Methylene Blue Stain
One 1-oz Whirl-Pak®
or Equivalent
$30.00 $20.00 ea