Barley Quality Testing

Hartwick Center for Craft Food & Beverage Barley Samples
Barley Quality Testing Services

Barley must meet strict quality criteria to be acceptable for malt production.  Maintaining tight specifications when selecting barley for malting is necessary to ensure good final product quality and processing efficiency the malthouse and brewery

The testing lab provides convenient, reliable and affordable barley grain quality testing services to help determine selectability for malting

Barley Selection Package (Moisture, Protein, Plumpness, Kernel Weight, Germination Energy,  RVA, & DON) $100/sample
Grain Moisture & Protein Content $15/sample
Starch Content $25/sample
Germination Characteristics (Germination Energy, Capacity, & Water Sensitivity) $40/sample
DON (ELISA) $35/sample
RVA $25/sample
Cereal Extract $125/sample

All testing is conducted using official methods of the American Society of Brewing Chemists.

Download Sample Submission Form  (includes shipping and payment instructions)

For more information contact:

Harmonie Bettenhausen
Director, Hartwick College Center for Craft Food & Beverage