A range of malt testing

Malt Laboratory

Our malt testing can provide information about the quality of the malt. We also test for toxins which may be a requirement or for due diligence.

Predicted Spirit Yield

By setting up a small scale distillation we can predict the litres of alcohol per tonne that the malt will produce.

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Measuring friability makes it possible to monitor the quality of the malt. Irregularities during the malting process are detected and may be corrected.


We can analyse malt for NDMA and other nitrosamines

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Distilling malt requires a high starch content and low nitrogen, with an optimal nitrogen level being about 1.5%.