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Brewers: Testing recommendations

Do you think you have bacteria or wild yeast in your brewery?

White Labs recommends the following items for in-house testing:

TK3275 White Labs Test Kit Bundle (TK3000, TK3100, TK3250) $ 109.00
Test for aerobic bacteria, anaerobic bacteria, and wild yeast at the same time. When the entire brewery and beers are tested clean in all three tests, a brewer can be confident the product is clean.

INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING KITS:

White Labs Wild Yeast Test Kit
Lins wild yeast media (LWYM) is used to test for the presence of saccharomyce. All necessary equipment and instructions are included to test 5 samples and 1 control . Specify glove sizes needed (S,M,L). Requires use of a microwave. Use within 24-48 hours of receiving for best results.

White Labs SDA Test Kit
Kit contains media plates and essentials to detect the presence of both aerobic and anaerobic bacteria found in beer and/or yeast slurries. Kit includes specialized pouches for proper anaerobic incubation, if desired.Kit tests 5-6 samples. All necessary equipment and instructions for sample collection and testing are included.

White Labs HLP Test Kit
Easily test for beer spoilage organisms, Lactobacillus and Pediococcus. Kit tests 5 samples plus one control. All necessary equipment and instructions to collect samples and test them are included. Specify glove sizes needed (S,M,L). Requires use of a microwave.

If you are confident that you have either wild yeast or bacteria, then you can purchase the kits individually:

TK3250 White Labs Wild Yeast Test Kit $39.00
TK3000 White Labs SDA Test Kit $45.00
TK3100 White Labs HLP Test Kit $39.00

Other items recommended by our lab:

MB1200 Microscope $433.50
Objectives 4X, 10X, 40X, and 100X. (100X needs immersion oil, see item MA1450). Meets the craft brewers needs. Monocular head (rotatable 360o), mechanical stage with dual controls, separate coarse and fine focus, built-in 20 watt incandescent light, and stain resistant, enamel finish.

MA1400 Microscope Kit $173.75
Contains all parts necessary to do routine microscope analysis: Hemacytometer, Methylene blue stain, box each of microscope slides and cover slips, immersion oil, lens paper, counter. Save almost 10% by ordering complete kit.

LM5020 Brewing Microbiology (book) $143.00.
Autor: Priest, F. G. Hardcover, 306 pages. Published in 1995.

For information on any of the above information, please call 1-888-5-Yeast-5, or write the sales staff.