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
Craft Beer Laboratory Skills 2: Microbiology
In the second part of this introductory series, students will identify and begin to apply... more
HACCP and Sanitation for Craft Beverages
Experience the process of creating an alcoholic beverage-based Hazard Analysis and Critical Control... more
Craft Beer Laboratory Skills 1: Basic Laboratory Skills
Explore foundational bench skills and essential safety knowledge for the brewery quality laboratory... more
Sake Brewing
This course is a fun and unique opportunity to learn how to brew sake. There are only 14 sake... more
Sensory Evaluation of Fermented Food and Beverages of the World
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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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