Hop Testing

Plan Peak Harvest Windows and Verify Recipe Consistency

Combining Brewing Values and Dry Matter Analysis, the Harvest Package is designed with hop farmers in mind and can be utilized to identify optimal harvest windows. Required sample size: minimum 200g of un-dried hops.

Price:
$45.00

The Hop Profile Package includes Brewing Values, Oil Content, and a Volatile Oil Profile. These analyses are useful for brewing, including dry hopping, and can also be useful when attempting to find likely variety matches for an unknown hop. Required sample size: minimum 150g of dried hops.

Price:
$100.00

Brewing Values provide the main metrics for evaluating raw hop and hop pellet quality with the necessary information to calculate hop additions: Alpha acid %, Beta acid %, and Hop Storage Index (H.S.I.). Required sample size: 75g of dried hops.

Price:
$30.00

Oil Content analysis measures the volume of delicious, resinous, aromatic goo in your hops! This service is designed for hop growers and craft brewers and helps to evaluate growth, harvest, and processing parameters, lending insight to dry hopping rates. Required sample size: 150g of dried hops.

Price:
$30.00

Going one step beyond Oil Content analysis, the Volatile Oil Profile determines the concentrations of essential oils in your hops. Designed for hop growers and craft brewers, this service provides a better understanding of the aromatic characteristics of your hops, and can also be used to confirm that your hops are true to type. Required samples size: 150g of dried hops

Price:
$80.00

Dry Matter analysis assists growers in forecasting peak harvest windows based on the moisture content within the submitted hop cones. Required sample size: 100g of un-dried raw hops.

Price:
$20.00

Moisture analysis is designed for craft brewers and is performed on hop pellets or whole dry hops. This service measures residual water content and can be useful in assessing hop stability. Required sample size: 100g of dried hops or pellets.

Price:
$20.00