This test quantifies the bitterness of a beer by measuring the concentration of iso-alpha acids, which is reported in International Bitterness Units (IBU). These values can help a brewer evaluate their baseline IBU and help identify if they are getting the expected iso-acid conversation from hops.
- Required sample volume: (2) 12-16 oz cans/bottles
- Turnaround time: 3-4 business days
- Method of analysis: ASBC Beer-23A
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