Craft Beverage Services

Lab testing services and short courses for brewers, vintners, and distillers

Craft Beverage Services

Our suite of services for brewers, vintners, and distillers is designed to provide data that can be used to ensure the quality and consistency of your products. Services include analytical testing and laboratory rental for beer, cider, kombucha and more.

The Test Kitchen provides onsite equipment rental for entrepreneurs working on beverage product formulation.

The Natural Products Lab Lab offers analytical and quality assurance testing services and onsite equipment rentals.

  • ABV/ABW in beer, wine, sake, or spirits
  • Specific gravity
  • Calories
  • Haze
  • Acidity
  • Beer bitterness
  • Beer iso-alpha acids by HPLC
  • Caffeine content in beverages
Sensory Evaluation of Fermented Food and Beverages of the World
Learn the skills to become a taste tester and enjoy exotic fermented food and beverages from around... more
Craft Beer Laboratory Skills 1: Basic Laboratory Skills
Explore foundational bench skills and essential safety knowledge for the brewery quality laboratory... more
Craft Beer Laboratory Skills 2: Microbiology
In the second part of this introductory series, students will identify and begin to apply... more
Creating Wild Probiotics
Wild microbes live in the environment all around us, and ancient humans believed they were a gift... more
Craft Beer Laboratory Skills 2: Microbiology

Contact Us

Craft Beverage Services
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

1463 Sand Hill Road
Tech Commercialization Center (TCC) Room 226
Candler, NC 28715
Phone: 828-782-2329
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Craft Beverage Training at A-B Tech
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Asheville, NC has become a destination for craft beverage producers—with about 20 such facilities... more
Craft Beverage Training at Blue Ridge Community College
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This is a quick look at an important addition to the local scene, both in social and economic terms... more
Craft Beverage Training at Rockingham Community College
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A look at the craft beverage training that takes place in tiny Wentworth, North Carolina, and the... more
Craft Beverage Training in North Carolina
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This program surveys the craft brewing movement that has swept across North Carolina in recent... more
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