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 Science for Brewing
Could your brewery benefit from a well-developed sensory evaluation program?   Many breweries... more
FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals (PCQI) for Human Foods – Craft Beverage
Preventive Controls for Human Foods has emerged as the primary food safety system throughout FDA-... more
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
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
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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
Cultured Cuisine: Cross-contamination in the Kitchen
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This video demonstrates common home-kitchen mistakes that can lead to dangerous cross-contamination... more
NC Craft Beverage Training - Teaser
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This teaser video provides a brief overview of the craft brewing movement that has swept across... more
Strawberry DNA Extraction
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Strawberry DNA Extraction is a fun experiment that you can perform using everyday materials. The... more
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