Analytical Services

The UW Fermentation Laboratory offers a range of analytical services for the beverage industry.  Below is a list of our offerings and prices.  The laboratory also offers specialized services for research projects and special requests that are not currently available for routine analysis, please contact Nick Smith (NSmith35@wisc.edu) for further information.

Analysis Fee Turnaround time
Wine:
Titratable Acidity and pH $25 1 Week or less
Ethanol:

Table Wine (NIR)

Sweet or High Alcohol Wine (GC)

 

 

$25

$50

1 Week or less
Malic Acid $25 1 Week or less
Residual Sugar (Glucose + Fructose) $25 1 Week or less
Acetic Acid $25 1 week or less
YAN (Ammonia + Free Amino Acid) $50 24 to 48 hours, with advanced notice and coordination with lab
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Beer:
Ethanol (NIR) $25 1 week or less
Other Services and capabilities:

·         Beer Bitterness (IBU)

·         Hop analysis

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Please notify the laboratory prior to sending samples.  Submit a minimum of 100 mls of sample for analysis.  Must/juice, wort, and any active sample should be frozen prior to shipping and shipped using an overnight service.