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  • 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

  • CP01: ALCOHOL BASIC

    Alcohol by Volume and SG.


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$30 Priority-$45

  • CP02: ALCOHOL-LEGAL CONTENT

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


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$50 Priority-$75

  • CP03: BREWER’S SPECIFICATIONS (BEER)

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


    1 bottle or can (2 preferred)

    Standard-$80 Priority-$120

  • CP04: NON-BEER SAMPLE BREWER’S SPECIFICATIONS

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


    1 bottle or can (2 preferred)

    Standard-$80 Priority-$120

  • CP05: 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.


    6 bottles or cans

    Standard-$245 Priority-$367.50

  • CP06: BEER COMPREHENSIVE CHEMICAL ANDSENSORY PROFILE

    Combines the CP05 chemical package with one full sensory panel evaluation – see C11.


    8 bottles or cans

    Standard-$330 Priority-$495

  • CP07: 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!


    1 liter (or 2 x 500 mL)

    Standard-$290 Priority-N/A

  • CP08: WINE COMPREHENSIVE CHEMICALPROFILE

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


    1 x 750 mL Bottle (min)

    Standard-$175 Priority-$262.50

  • CP09: 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.


    1 x 750 mL Bottle (min)

    Standard-$275 Priority-$412.50

  • CP10: PRODUCT STABILITY TESTING

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


    6 bottles or cans

    Standard-$250 Priority-$375

  • CP11: 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 $110 each.


    2 bottles or cans per evaluation date

    Standard- FIRST $135 EXTRA DATES $110 Priority-FIRST $202.50 EXTRA DATES $165

  • CP12: TRIANGLE TASTE TESTS

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

    6 bottles or cans each sample & the control per evaluation

    Standard-$200 PER COMPARISON Priority-$300 per comparison

  • F01: PRIORITY SERVICE FEES

    Rush services charges: 1.5 x’s cost for 48 hours turnaround when possible; available for in house testing only. Priority turnaround time pricing is denoted on each applicable test listing. Where not available, N/A is shown. If priority is needed, please contact BDAS via email or phone to ensure samples are handled appropriately.

    1.5X (See test for specific pricing)

  • F02: DISTILLATION SERVICE FEE

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

    Standard-$35 Priority-$52.50

  • F03: PRE-ANALYSIS SAMPLE PROCESSING FEE

    Samples requiring filtration, clarification, or emulsification prior to analysis.

    Standard-$10 Priority-$15

  • F04: SOLID SAMPLE PROCESSING FEE

    Solid samples requiring grinding and emulsification prior to analysis

    Standard-$30 Priority-$45

  • F05: ADDITIONAL REPORTS

    Extra reports or reports re-issued at a later date. Re-named samples – reports only reissued on samples tested in previous 6 months.

    Standard-$20 Priority-$30

  • F06: CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS NOTARY DOCUMENTS

    Any special certificate document – prepared and notarized.

    Standard-$20 Priority-$30

  • 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: 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.

    Standard-$20 Priority-$30

  • 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.

    Standard-$25 Priority-N/A

  • F11: LATE FEES

    Late fees at current standard industry rates (1.5% per month, up to 18% annually) 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].


    100 mL

    Standard-$75 Priority-$112.50

  • GC02: HIGHER ALCOHOLS AND ESTERS

    “The “TTB-series”: Acetaldehyde, Ethyl Acetate, Methanol, n-Propanol, Isobutanol, 1-Butanol, Active and Isoamyl Alcohols (“Fusel oils”), Furfural. Samples over 10 Plato will required distillation. See F2 for applicable fees.


    1 standard container

    Standard-$125 Priority-$187.50

  • GC03: DIACETYL (VDK’S)

    Vicinal Diketones [2,3-butanedione (DIACETYL) and 2,3-pentanedione] Total values reported; Analysis can only be performed on beer samples.


    1 standard container

    Standard-$100 Priority-$150

  • GC04: ALCOHOLS / ESTERS / DIACETYL

    Combination of GC2 and GC3. Special combined package pricing.


    2 standard containers

    Standard-$200 Priority-$300

  • GC05: NEW ANALYTE/METHOD DEVELOPMENT

    Call to establish analytes of interest.

    CALL

  • GC06: GC PROJECT

    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.

    Standard-$400 Priority-N/A

  • M01: SIMPLE MALT ANALYSIS

    Moisture, extract, and color.


    1Kg

    Standard-$50 Priority-N/A

  • M02: MALT ESSENTIALS

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


    1Kg

    Standard-$100 Priority-N/A

  • 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.


    1Kg

    Standard-$200 Priority-N/A

  • M04: ENZYMES ONLY

    Diastatic Power & α-amylase.


    1Kg

    Standard-$75 Priority-N/A

  • M05: FRIABILITY ONLY

    Leading indicator of malt quality.


    250g

    Standard-$25 Priority-N/A

  • M06: BARLEY QUALITY REPORT

    A complete QC profile – call for details.


    1Kg

    Standard-$125 Priority-N/A

  • MC01: TOTAL PLATE COUNT

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


    2 bottles or cans

    Standard-$140 Priority-$210

  • MC02: FAME ANALYSIS

    Fatty acid methyl ester profile analysis for Yeast Strain Identification.


    Isolated colonies only

    Standard-$200 Priority-N/A

  • MC03: PCR ID

    Species identification via DNA sequencing – Isolated colonies only.


    Isolated colonies only

    Standard-$170 Priority-N/A

  • MC04: MICROSCOPIC EVALUATION

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


    1 bottle or can

    CALL

  • MC05: BEER SPOILAGE ORGANISM SCREEN

    Real Time PCR detection of Lactic Acid Bacteria (Lactobacillus and Pediococcus), Anaerobic Spoilage Bacteria (Megasphaera and Pectinatus), and Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus


    1 bottle or can

    Standard- First $120 Additional-$60 Priority- First $180 Additional-$90

  • MC06: BEER SPOILAGE YEAST DIFFERENTIATION

    Real Time PCR detection and differentiation yeasts commonly isolated from beer, including Saccharomyces*, Brettanomyces, Pichia, Candida, Rhodotorula, Hanseniaspora, Klyveromyces, and Debaromyces species. Full listing available upon request.

    *S. c. var. diastaticus detected and identified individually.


    1 bottle or can

    Standard- $120 Priority- $180

  • MC07: BEER SPOILAGE BACTERIA DIFFERENTIATION

    Real Time PCR detection and differentiation bacteria commonly isolated from beer, including Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, Megasphaera, Pectinatus, and Enterobacter species. Bacteria identified as single species or small groups. Also detects the yeasts S. c. var. diastaticus and Pichia anomala. Full listing available upon request.


    1 bottle or can

    STANDARD- $120 PRIORITY- $180

  • MM01: BASIC METALS/MINERALS

    Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Zinc.


    100 mL

    Standard-$100 Priority-N/A

  • MM04: METALS AND MINERALS PACKAGE

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


    200 mL

    Standard-$200 Priority-N/A

  • 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.

    Heavy metals, such as arsenic, lead, and mercury may cost more.


    200 mL

    Standard-$50 EACH Priority-N/A

  • N00: TRUE CALORIES

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Real and Original Extracts, Real and Apparent Degrees of Fermentation/attenuation and ash corrected calories. Ash correction is the determination of total inorganic (minerals; does not contribute to calories) content via evaporation and combustion.

    Standard- $95 Priority- $142.50

  • N01: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE

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


    2 standard bottles or cans

    Standard-$160 Priority-N/A

  • N02: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE WITH SODIUM

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


    2 standard bottles or cans

    STANDARD-$195 PRIORITY-N/A

  • N03: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE WITH HPLC SUGARS

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Ash, Calories, Original and Final Extract, Protein, and Total Carbohydrates, plus HPLC sugars (glucose, fructose, maltose, sucrose, and lactose).


    2 standard bottles or cans

    Standard-$250 Priority-N/A

  • N04: NUTRITIONAL LABEL PACKAGE WITH SODIUM AND HPLC SUGARS

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Ash, Calories, Original and Final Extract, Protein, and Total Carbohydrates, plus Sodium and HPLC Sugars (glucose, fructose, maltose, sucrose and lactose).


    2 standard bottles or cans

    Standard-$290 Priority-N/A

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

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Ash, Calories, Original and Final Extract, Protein, and Total Carbohydrates, plus Sodium, HPLC Sugars (glucose, fructose, maltose, sucrose and lactose), and Total Fats.


    3 standard bottles or cans

    STANDARD-$305 PRIORITY-N/A

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

    Alcohol By Volume and Weight, Ash, Calories, Original and Final Extract, Protein, and Total Carbohydrates, plus HPLC Sugars (glucose, fructose, sucrose, maltose and lactose), Sodium, Total Fat, and Total Fiber. NOTE: A fatty acids/lipids profile, is added on at a reduced price of $200.00 if total fats from N6 proves to be > 0.5 g / serving. See N12 for stand-alone fatty acids/lipids profile. MUST REQUEST BOTH N6 & N12 FOR FDA MANDATED TESTING.


    4 standard bottles or cans

    Standard-$500 Priority-N/A

  • N07: FERMENTATION PROFILE

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


    1 standard bottle or can

    Standard-$50 Priority-$75

  • N08: ASH

    Total Inorganic (mineral) content via evaporation and combustion.


    1 standard bottle or can

    Standard-$50 Priority-$75

  • N09: PROTEIN

    Total Protein by Kjeldahl digestion.


    1 standard bottle or can

    Standard-$50 Priority-N/A

  • N10: HPLC SUGARS – SIMPLE SUGARS PROFILE

    Simple Sugars Profile: Glucose, Fructose, Sucrose, Maltose, Lactose. Applicable fees (F9) may apply if grams/serving is required and specific gravity is not included in other testing.


    1 standard bottle or can or 150 mL wort

    Standard-$125 Priority-$187.50

  • N11: TOTAL FATS (VIA ACID HYDROLYSIS)

    Total Fats analysis via acid hydrolysis.


    1 standard bottle or can

    Standard-$50 Priority-N/A

  • N12: FAT/LIPID PROFILE

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


    1 standard bottle or can

    Standard-$225 Priority-N/A

  • N13: TOTAL FIBER

    Total dietary fiber via enzymatic and gravimetric method.


    1 standard bottle or can

    STANDARD-$210 PRIORITY-N/A

  • 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.


    1 standard bottle or can

    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.


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$40 Priority-$60

  • 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.

    Standard-$75 each/$225 minimum Priority-N/A

  • T04: COLOR

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


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$20 Priority-$30

  • T05: DISSOLVED CO2

    Volumes of Dissolved CO2 (Zahm and Nagel).


    2 bottles or cans

    Standard-$45 Priority-$67.50

  • 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]


    2 or 3 bottles or cans

    Standard-$75 Priority-$112.50

  • T07: FILL VOLUME CONFIRMATION

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


    2 to 4 bottles or cans

    Standard-$50 Priority-$75

  • T08: FAN (OR YAN)

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


    100 mL

    Standard-$45 Priority-$67.50

  • T09: CAFFEINE

    Measure of caffeine determined with HPLC.


    100 mL

    Standard-$150 Priority-N/A

  • T10: GLUTEN QUANTITATIVE

    Quantitative test of gluten via Ridascreen Gliadin ELISA test, reported as ppm (parts per million).


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$125 Priority-N/A

  • T11: HAZE TESTING

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


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$25 Priority-$37.50

  • T13: pH

    Standard reference method (SRM) – pH meter.


    1 bottle or can or 100 mL wort

    Standard-$10 Priority-$15

  • T14: POLYPHENOLS

    Total (colorimetric – spectrophotometric).


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$40 Priority-$60

  • T15: PROOFING: TRUE AND APPARENTPROOF AND OBSCURATION VALUE

    Requires Distillation.


    1 750 mL bottle

    Standard-$90 Priority-$135

  • T18: SPECTROSCOPIC FINGERPRINTING OF A SAMPLE

    UV-visible scan – 220 to 1000 nanometers.


    50 mL

    Standard-$50 Priority-$75

  • T19: SORBIC ACID – HPLC

    Sorbic acid.


    1 standard bottle or can or 150 mL wort

    Standard-$100 Priority-N/A

  • T20: SULFUR DIOXIDE (SO2 – SULFITES) TOTAL

    Pararosaniline – spectrophotometric.


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$60 Priority-$90

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

    Aeration/Oxidation method.


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$75 Priority-$112.50

  • T24: TITRATABLE ACIDITY

    Expressed as lactic in beer, tartaric in wine & acetic in spirits. Specific gravity is needed for beer samples–F9 fee applies


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$25 Priority-$37.50

  • T25: VOLATILE ACIDITY

    Expressed as acetic, unless otherwise specified.


    1 bottle or can

    Standard-$75 Priority-$112.50

  • T28: WORT AND BEER DEXTRINS PROFILE

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


    1 standard bottle or can or 150 mL wort

    Standard-$135 Priority-N/A

  • T29: ORGANIC ACIDS

    Acetic, butyric, lactic, and propionic through HPLC.


    1 standard bottle or can or 150 mL wort

    Standard-$170 Priority-N/A

  • 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.


    2 liters

    Standard-$120 Priority-N/A