The DLG Quality Test for Spirits 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:
- Corn schnapps
- Brandy spirit
- Brandy/German brandy
- Marc brandy/eau-de-vie de marc
- Fruit-based spirits and fruit spirits, other spirits
- Mixed spirits beverages
- Product-specific sensory analysis
colour, clarity, odour and taste
- Packaging, labelling
checking of the label
- Analytical parameters (e.g. alcohol content, density, sugar and colorants)
Spirits that pass the DLG tests receive the “DLG award winner” medal in Gold, Silver or Bronze.