Laboratory Skills

The Constellation Brands Laboratory Section will be part of each competition.  Familiarise yourself with and practice as much as you can the some of the key tests including:

  • pH.
  • Titratable Acidity.
  • Brix (or other soluble solids density measurements)
  • Temperature.
  • Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen (YAN)
  • Sulfur Dioxide.
  • Alcohol (Ethanol)
  • Malic Acid.
  • Residual Sugar
  • VA

There are lots of great examples on YouTube too.

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