DLG e.V. - DLG quality test beer

The DLG tests Beer, Mixed Beer Beverages, Craft Beer

The DLG Quality Test for Beer and Mixed Beer Beverages is accredited in accordance with international norms. In the tests each product is tested in accordance with scientific quality standards and an expert report is produced.

The range of products tested comprises:

  • Strong beers top-fermenting and bottom-fermenting (light, dark, export, kellerbier, amber lager, Pilsen, smoked beer, Kölsch, dark beer)
  • Extra-strong beers (bock beer, extra-strong bock beer)
  • Alcohol-reduced beer, non-alcoholic beer
  • Medium-strong beers
  • Strong wheat beer, wheat export beer
  • Other beers (malt beers, porter, stout)
  • Mixed beer beverages
  • Craft Beer

Test criteria:

  • Product-specific sensory analysis
    odour, purity of taste, body, carbonation, quality of the bitters, taste stability by comparing the A and B samples
  • Packaging, labelling
    checking of the label
  • Analytical parameters (e.g. checking the biological stability, original wort, alcohol content, turbidity)

Beer and mixed beer beverages that pass the DLG tests receive the “DLG award winner” medal in Gold, Silver or Bronze.

DLG TestService GmbH

Certification Unit
Location: Frankfurt am Main
Eschborner Landstr. 122
60489 Frankfurt/M.
Tel.: +49(0)69 24 788 - 351
Fax: +49(0)69 24 788 - 115

Information and registration material

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