Gusmer Brewing Catalog 2023-24

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Chemical and Microbial Gusmer Analytical Services

Ensure beer flavor, stability, longevity and more by utilizing Gusmer’s analytical services for the brewing industry. Gusmer offers a variety of tests and testing panels, as well as industry expertise and educated recommendations to assist in your brewing process. All tests are performed on site at Gusmer’s well equipped Napa, California laboratory using the latest techniques and technology. Export your Beer? Gusmer has TTB certified chemists on staff to perform the required analysis for your exports. Accurate Testing is based on the standards set by the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC). Lab accuracy is checked through the International Check Sample Service, provided by the ASBC. Quick Typical analysis turnaround is 24-48 hours. Expedited service is available. Reliable Gusmer’s longstanding reputation in the industry has shaped this analytical services program for brewing. Gusmer staffs technical brewers and has over 90 years of participation in the brewing industry. If you have questions regarding samples for analysis or sampling procedures, please telephone the lab at 707.224.7903, extension 306 or 307. The minimum analysis charge is $25. Discounts are available for 5 or more samples of the same test. Please note that all samples for analysis must be sent to the Napa facility (640 Airpark Road, Suite D, Napa, CA 94558). Gusmer Enterprises Napa Laboratory

BEER PANEL ANALYSIS Basic Beer Panel: extracts, alcohol, pH, color, bittering units Cost: $45 / sample Volume: 24 oz Finished Beer Panel: extracts, alcohol, pH, color, bittering units, CO 2 , air, yeast / mold / bacteria (UBA, MRS) Cost: $60 / sample Volume: 24 oz Stability Panel (Chill Haze): tannin and protein content, stability recommendation Cost: $35 / sample Volume: 24 oz

Filterability Panel: pre-- and post--NTU readings, filter sheet recommendation Cost: $60 / single sheet test; $100 / multi-sheet test Volume: 2 gallons (additional samples needed for multi-sheet test) Membrane Filterability Panel: clogging index value to determine if beer is ready for sterile filtration Cost: $40 / test Volume: 36 oz Note: should not be done more than 5 days prior to sterile filtration / bottling

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