DLG e.V. - DLG quality test spirits

The DLG tests Spirits

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:

  • Vodka
  • Corn schnapps
  • Whisky/Whiskey
  • Rum
  • Brandy spirit
  • Brandy/German brandy
  • Marc brandy/eau-de-vie de marc
  • Fruit-based spirits and fruit spirits, other spirits
  • Gin
  • Liqueurs
  • Mixed spirits beverages

Test criteria:

  • 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.

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

Thomas Burkhardt

Information and registration material

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