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Analytical Testing

Even if you aren’t currently working with Flavorman for your beverage development project, we now offer our state-of-the-art analytical testing as a stand-alone consultation service.

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Analytical Testing

Beverage Development

Bulk Spirits

Consulting

Flavors

Alcohols & Esters

(GC-MS &/or GC-FID)

Chemical profile of distilled spirits:

  • Methanol
  • Propanols
  • Butanols
  • Amyl Alcohols
  • Ethyl Acetate
  • Ethyl Lactate

$300/sample per technique

*2 oz. sample required. Samples may require additional distillation, dependent upon technical specifications.

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Distilled Spirits Fingerprint

(GC-MS &/or GC-FID)

  • Methanol
  • Propanols
  • Butanols
  • Amyl Alcohols
  • Ethyl Acetate
  • Ethyl Lactate
  • Ethyl Caproate
  • Ethyl Caprylate
  • Ethyl Decanoate
  • Ethyl Codecanoate
  • Phenethyl Acetate
  • Phenethyl Alcohol
  • Acetaldehyde
  • Isoamyl Acetate
  • Acetal

$500/sample per technique

*2 oz. sample required.

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Flavor Concentrate Analysis

(GC-MS &/or GC-FID)

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry(GC-MS) and/or Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detector(GC-FID) Semi-Quantitative Analysis

$650/sample per technique

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Spirit Acetaldehyde Analysis

(GC-FID)

$160/sample

*2 oz. sample required.

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Spirit/Flavor Diacetyl Analysis

(GC-MS &/or GC-FID)

$160/sample per technique

*2 oz. sample required.

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Basic Testing Panel

External Quality Control: Variant expressions per category/style – lactic acid in beer, tartaric acid in wine, acetic acid in distilled spirits, citric acid in N.A. seltzers.

  • Brix - $35
  • Density - $35
  • pH - $35
  • Titratable Acidity (TA) - $45

*Cost per test varies. Requires two (2) 12 fl oz (355 mL) containers of product.

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Furfural Panel

(GC-MS &/or GC-FID)

Analysis of Furfural, Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) / 5-(hy- droxymethyl) furfural, 5-Methyl Furfural.

$300/sample per technique

*2 oz. sample required.

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Geosmin

(GC-MS)

$250/sample

*Cannot Quantify

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Spirits Methanol

(GC-FID)

$100/sample

*2 oz. sample required.

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Oak Aroma Panel

(GC-FID)

Oak aroma detection, Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detector.

  • 4-Methyl Guaiacol
  • 5-Methyl Furfural
  • CIS-Oak Lactone
  • Trans-Oak Lactone
  • Eugenol
  • Furfural
  • Guaiacol
  • Isoeugenol
  • Vanillin

$300/sample - $50/Individual compound

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Propylene Glycol Testing

(GC-FID)

$350/sample

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Sensory Panel

(Expert Analysis)

$300/sample

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Thujone

(GC-MS &/or GC-FID)

$250/sample

*2 oz. sample required.

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4-Vinyl Guaiacol Analysis

(GC-MS &/or GC-FID)

$250/sample per technique

*2 oz. sample required.

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Glycerin Testing

(GC-FID)

$350/sample

*2 oz. sample required.

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Sulfur Detection

Detection for Dimethyl Sulfide (DMS) and other Sulfur compounds, including:

  • DMDS
  • DMTS
  • DMSO
  • Sulfurol

$225/sample

*Please contact for more information.

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