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Quality products need quality control. Choose QC2 for your craft beverage needs.

Beverage Testing | Workforce Development | Experiential Education

The Quality Control Collaboratory (QC2) of the University of Southern Maine, in partnership with the Maine Brewers' Guild, provides laboratory analysis and testing for the craft beverage industry, while providing authentic lab experience and research opportunities for USM undergraduate students.

We're Growing the STEM Workforce

Our passion is fueled by the belief that education can change the world. The lab’s mission is to provide real-world lab experience to undergraduate students and state of the art analytical and microbial testing services to the brewing industry.

By collaborating with local brewers, the lab trains the next generation of STEM workforce and supports the culture of quality in Maine beer.

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QC2 is an essential resource for Maine breweries and for all craft beer drinkers who value quality and consistency!

Jon Stein, Owner/Manager
Fogtown Brewing Company | Ellsworth, ME

Luci and Sam always get us our results back quickly and they are open and available to talk through results and questions we have.

Rachael Morris, Brewer
Oxbow Brewing Company | Newcastle, ME

Having access to equipment we couldn't otherwise afford has helped our QC program out tremendously and I can't recommend them enough!

Matt Nelson, QC/QA Manager
Bissell Brothers | Portland, ME