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  • C01: ALCOHOL BASIC

    Alcohol by Volume and SG.

    1 Bottle or can

    $30

  • C02: ALCOHOL-LEGAL CONTENT

    Certified and notarized report of alcohol content – Alcohol % Volume and Weight, and SG.

    1 Bottle or can

    $50

  • C03: BREWER’S SPECIFICATIONS (BEER)

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Extracts, Calories, IBUs, Color and pH.

    $85

  • C04: NON-BEER SAMPLE BREWER’S SPECIFICATIONS

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Extracts, Calories, Total Acidity, Color and pH.

    $85

  • C05: BEER COMPREHENSIVE CHEMICAL PROFILE

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Attenuation, Bittering Units, Calories, Color, Dissolved CO2 (without air), Free Amino Nitrogen (FAN), Original and Final Extract, pH, Haze, Sediment analysis, Total Acidity and Total Sulfur Dioxide.

    $245

  • C06: BEER COMPREHENSIVE CHEMICAL AND SENSORY PROFILE

    Combines the C5 chemical package with one full sensory panel evaluation – see C11.

    $330

  • C07: WORT COMPREHENSIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

    Ash, Bittering Units, Calcium, Color, FAN, Iron, Magnesium, SG, Original Extract, pH, Protein, Starch Content (Quantitative), Total Acidity and Zinc. SG is tested to see that fermentation is not underway before other tests commence. SHIP FROZEN!

    $290

  • C08: WIN COMPREHENSIVE CHEMICAL PROFILE

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Ash, pH, Sulfur Dioxide – Free, Fixed, and Total, Acidity – Volatile and Total, and Residual Extract.

    $175

  • C09: DISTILLED SPIRITS COMPREHENSIVE CHEMICAL PROFILE

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Acidity – Volatile and Total, Color, Higher Alcohols and Esters via GC, pH, and Residual Extracts/Total Solids.

    $250

  • C10: PRODUCT STABILITY TESTING

    Total plate counts, CO2, Fermentation profile, pH, Color and Haze.

    CALL

  • C11: TASTE PANEL EVALUATION

    Single evaluations and multi-time/date testings. A full 40 attribute descriptive sensory profiling with radar (spider) and bar chart profiles and sensory summary. Additional dates for same product aging (e.g., 30, 60, 120 days) as desired. Each additional time point $100 each.

    $125 FIRST $100 AFTER

  • C12: TRIANGLE TASTE TESTS

    For this and other forced-choice sensory tests please call for specifics.

    $175 PER COMPARISON

  • CF: CONSULTING

    Consulting charges start at $150/hour and include travel and accommodation costs etc., when applicable off-site work is involved. Contact us for full details. Extended phone conversations where we add value beyond test result explanations are also considered under consulting arrangements.

    $150/HR

  • F01: PRIORITY SERVICE FEES

    Rush services charges: 1.5 x’s cost for 48 hours turnaround when possible. In house tests only.

    1.5X

  • F02: DISTILLATION SERVICE FEE

    Samples to be distilled for analysis. Required for all samples above 12% ABV

    $35

  • F03: PRE-ANALYSIS SAMPLE PROCESSING FEE

    Samples requiring filtration or clarification prior to analysis.

    $10

  • F04: SAMPLE EMULSIFICATION FEE

    Solid samples requiring grinding and emulsification prior to analysis

    $30

  • F05: ADDITIONAL REPORTS

    Extra reports or reports re-issued at a later date. Re-named samples – reports only reissued on samples tested in previous 12 months.

    $10

  • F06: CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS NOTARY DOCUMENTS

    Any special certificate document – prepared and notarized.

    $25

  • F07: SAMPLE PURCHASE OR PICK UP FEES

    Purchase of samples/pickup fees, import fees etc., as required for testing. May include hourly rates for transport/travel time.

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  • F08: RUSH SHIPPING/MAILING COSTS/ OTHER DOCUMENT PROCESSING FEES

    Rush shipping/mailing of documents, return of samples etc., as instructed or needed. May also include other processing/document preparation fees, etc.

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  • F09: SPECIFIC GRAVITY (SG) DETERMINATION FOR SERVING SIZE CONVERSION

    Some tests for nutritional items and certain other analytes will require a determination of the sample specific gravity for serving size conversion. The SG testing will automatically be added if needed.

    $20

  • F10: LANGUAGE TRANSLATION FEES FOR REPORTS

    Requests for reports written in a non-English language may involve translation fees. Translation is done digitally and may have contextually grammatical issues.

    $25

  • F11: LATE FEES

    Late fees at current standard industry rates (specified on the invoice) apply to invoices not paid within the current NET 15 days payment terms.

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  • GC01: INDIVIDUAL ANALYTE

    Any one currently tested analyte from GC2 [Higher alcohols and esters].

    $75

  • GC02: HIGHER ALCOHOLS AND ESTERS

    “The “TTB-series”: Acetaldehyde, Ethyl Acetate, Methanol, n-Propanol, Isobutanol, 1-Butanol, Active and Isoamyl Alcohols (“Fusel oils”), Furfural.

    $125

  • GC03: DIACETYL (VDK’S)

    Vicinal Diketones [2,3-butanedione (DIACETYL) and 2,3-pentanedione] Total values reported.

    $100

  • GC04: ALCOHOLS/ESTERS/DIACETYL

    Combination of GC2 and GC3. Special combined package pricing.

    $200

  • GC05: NEW ANALYCE/METHOD DEVELOPMENT

    Call to establish analytes of interest.

    CALL

  • GC06: PROJECT GC PROPOSALS

    BDAS, LLC participates with a number of research and analytical groups to test beverages via GC and GC-Mass Spectroscopy. Fully quantitative and qualitative profile options available. Contact Philip for details.

    CALL

  • H01: ALPHA AND BETA ACIDS CONTENT AND MOISTURE

    Spectrophotometric determination following extraction and also moisture content determination. Pellets $60. Whole cones $85.

    $60/85

  • H02: MOISTURE

    Standard dry down and weight measurements.

    $20.00

  • M01: SIMPLE MALT ANALYSIS

    Moisture, extract, and color.

    $50

  • M02: MALT ESSENTIALS

    Moisture, friability, fine extract, β-glucan, FAN, diastatic power (DP), α-amylase, color, filtration time, clarity and pH.

    $100

  • M03: MALT FULL COMPREHENSIVE

    Moisture, assortment, friability, fine extract, coarse extract, F/C difference, β-glucan, FAN, soluble protein, S/T, DP, α-amylase, color, filtration time, clarity, pH and viscosity.

    $200

  • M04: ENZYMES ONLY

    Diastatic Power & α-amylase.

    $75

  • M05: FRIABILITY ONLY

    Leading indicator of malt quality.

    $25

  • M06: BARLEY QUALITY REPORT

    A complete QC profile – call for details.

    $125

  • MC01: TOTAL PLATE COUNT

    Total Plate Counts on 5 media (aerobic and anaerobic). General descriptors of cell morphology included.

    $125

  • MC02: FAME ANALYSIS

    Fatty acid methyl ester profile analysis for Yeast Strain Identification.

    $175

  • MC03: PCR ID

    Species identification via DNA sequencing – Isolated colonies only.

    $175

  • MC04: MICROSCOPIC EVALUATION

    Photographs of sediment, qualitative only. Please call as this is usually a project.

    CALL

  • MC05: BEER SPOILAGE BACTERIA SCREEN

    Presence/Absence detection of 31 bacteria, including Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, Pectinatus, and Megasphaera species, as well as Hop resistance Genes horA and horC.

    1ST - $120 ADDITIONAL - $80

  • MC06: BEER SPOILAGE YEAST SCREEN

    Presence/Absence detection of 30 yeast, including Brettanomyces, Saccharomyces, and Zygosaccharomyces species.

    1ST - $120 ADDITIONAL - $80

  • MC07: SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE VAR. DIASTATICUS ID

    Presence/Absence detection of Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus, Pichia anomala, Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. exiguus, and Schizosaccharomyces pombe.

    1ST - $120 ADDITIONAL - $80

  • MM01: METALS/MINERALS

    Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc.

    $125

  • MM04: COMPLETE METALS AND MINERALS PACKAGE FOR WATER AND WORT NUTRITION

    Calcium, Chloride, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Sulfate and Zinc.

    $225

  • MM05: SINGLE METAL OR MINERAL (TOTAL)

    CATIONS: Choose from the following: Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc most commonly requested. ANIONS: Choose from the following: Chloride, Fluoride, Nitrate/Nitrite, Phosphate, Sulfur, Sulfate.

    $50 EACH

  • MM06: SINGLE MINERAL ANION (NONMETAL) SPECIES

    ANIONS: Choose one from the following: Chloride, Fluoride, Nitrate/Nitrite, Phosphate, Sulfur, Sulfate.

    $50

  • N01: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Ash, Calories, Original and Final Extract, Protein, and Total Carbohydrates.

    $160

  • N02: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE WITH SODIUM

    Same as N1 plus sodium.

    $195

  • N03: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE WITH HPLC SUGARS

    Same as N1 plus HPLC sugars (glucose, fructose, maltose, sucrose, and lactose).

    $250

  • N04: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE WITH SODIUM AND HPLC SUGARS

    Same as N1 plus Sodium and HPLC Sugars (glucose, fructose, maltose, sucrose and lactose).

    $290

  • N05: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE WITH SODIUM, HPLC SUGARS, AND FATS

    Same as N1 plus Sodium, HPLC Sugars (glucose, fructose, maltose, sucrose and lactose), and total fats.

    $305

  • N06: COMPLETE NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE [FDA NUTRITIONAL MANDATE]

    Same as N1 plus HPLC Sugars (glucose, fructose, sucrose, maltose and lactose), sodium, total fat, and total fiber. NOTE: A Fatty acids/Lipids profile, including cholesterol, is added on at a reduced price of $300.00 if total fats from N6 proves to be > 0.5%. See N12 for stand-alone fatty acids/lipids profile. CALL FOR DETAILS. MUST REQUEST BOTH N6 and N12 For FDA MANDATED TESTING.

    $500

  • N07: FERMENTATION PROFILE

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Real and Original Extracts, Real and Apparent Degrees of Fermentation/attenuation and Calories.

    $50

  • N08: ASH

    Total Inorganic (mineral) content via evaporation and combustion.

    $50

  • N09: PROTEIN

    Total Protein by Kjeldahl digestion.

    $50

  • N10: HPLC SUGARS – SIMPLE SUGARS PROFILE

    Simple Sugars Profile: Glucose, Fructose, Sucrose, Maltose, Lactose.

    $125

  • N11: TOTAL FATS (VIA ACID HYDROLYSIS)

    Total Fats analysis via acid hydrolysis.

    $50

  • N12: FAT/LIPID PROFILE

    Total, Saturated, Unsaturated and Trans fat, Cholesterol and a Full Lipid profile. Mandatory for nutritional labeling on all samples containing more than 0.5% total fats. See N6 and note reduced price with N6 if this testing is needed].

    $325

  • N13: TOTAL FIBER

    Total dietary fiber via enzymatic and gravimetric method.

    $210

  • N14: FIBER: SOLUBLE AND INSOLUBLE

    A Total Dietary Fiber test with soluble and insoluble forms reported.

    $350

  • N15: VITAMINS

    Most vitamins can be tested for, but call for pricing as each vitamin is specifically priced. Some products coming under more regulatory scrutiny for vitamin content.

    CALL

  • PF: PROJECT CONTRACTS

    Special projects agreed to by both parties will incur project-specific charges. Basic project fees start at $100/hour for set up and research work (See also retainer fees, RF below). Specific materials required will be purchased and billed for as will time spent collecting or delivery of samples etc.

    $100/HR

  • RF: LEGAL RETAINER AND EXTENDED PROJECT DEPOSITS

    Extensive projects and certain legal cases will incur retainer fees dependent upon the estimated total project or case research and reporting costs.

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  • T01: BITTERNESS

    IBU’s – spectrophotometric via isooctane extraction.

    $40

  • T02: CARAMEL COLOR

    Marsh test – & spectrophotometric confirmation – qualitative

    $50

  • T03: ENZYMATIC TESTS (SUGARS, ACIDS, ALCOHOL, ETC.)

    These tests only added on when part of additional testing here at BDAS, LLC. A minimum of five samples is usually required to cover cost.

    CALL

  • T04: COLOR

    Spectrophotometric – Beer at A430 Spirits at A525 Std. Ref Method units.

    $20

  • T05: DISSOLVED CO2

    Volumes of Dissolved CO2 (Zahm and Nagel).

    $45

  • T06: DISSOLVED CO2, AIR AND HEADSPACE

    Volumes of Dissolved CO2 with Air and Headspace determination [Content of CO2 by weight also possible – required for some cider regulations]

    CALL

  • T07: FILL VOLUME CONFIRMATION

    Bottles or Cans [Density and sample container weights determined for assessments.]

    $50

  • T08: FAN (OR YAN)

    Free Amino/Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen (ninhydrin-spectrophotometric).

    $45

  • T09: CAFFEINE

    Measure of caffeine determined with HPLC.

    $150

  • T10: GLUTEN QUANTITATIVE

    Quantitative test of gluten via Ridascreen Gliadin ELISA test.

    $125

  • T11: HAZE TESTING

    Sample Haze/clarity determination (NTU’s or EBC units).

    $25

  • T12: IODINE REACTION

    Starch content (Iodometric method – quantitative).

    $40

  • T13: pH

    Standard reference method (SRM) – pH meter.

    $10

  • T14: POLYPHENOLS

    Total (colorimetric – spectrophotometric).

    $40

  • T15: PROOFING: TRUE AND APPARENT PROOF AND OBSCURATION VALUE

    Requires Distillation.

    $90

  • T16: PROOF SOLIDS

    Solids by evaporation (27CFR 30.32). Samples must be between 80-100 degrees Proof and solids >400 & <600 mg>

    $50

  • T17: SOLIDS

    Extract (degrees Plato or Brix) via Distillation.

    $60

  • T18: SPECTROSCOPIC FINGERPRINTING OF SAMPLE

    UV-visible scan – 220 to 1000 nanometers.

    $50

  • T19: SORBIC ACID – HPLC

    Sorbic acid.

    $100

  • T20: SULFUR DIOXIDE (SO2 – SULFITES) TOTAL

    Pararosaniline – spectrophotometric.

    $60

  • T21: SULFUR DIOXIDE (SO2 – SULFITES) FREE OR TOTAL

    Aeration/Oxidation method.

    $50

  • T22: SULFUR DIOXIDE (SO2 – SULFITES) (TOTAL, BOUND AND FREE)

    Aeration/Oxidation method.

    $75

  • T24: TITRATABLE ACIDITY

    Expressed as lactic in beer, tartaric in wine & acetic in spirits. Needs SG. in beer tests.

    $25

  • T25: VOLATILE ACIDITY

    Expressed as acetic, unless otherwise specified.

    $75

  • T27: THIOBARBITURIC ACID TBA OR TBZ TEST

    Thermal stability test measures the reduction potential and thus stability of samples.

    $60

  • T28: WORT AND BEER DEXTRINS PROFILE

    Dextrin profile through HPLC. Glucose, maltose, maltotriose, tetraose, and pentaose (G1-G5).

    $135

  • T29: ORGANIC ACIDS

    Acetic, butyric, lactic, and propionic through HPLC.

    $170

  • W01: COMPREHENSIVE WATER ANALYSIS

    Alkalinity, Calcium, Chloride, Conductivity, Fluoride, Iron, Hardness, Magnesium, Manganese, Nitrate, pH, Sodium, Sulfate and Total Dissolved Solids [Some tests done off-site.] Discussion of profiles available as to suitability for your process.

    $120