Murphy & Son Ltd. are members of BAPS, the Brewing Analytes Proficiency Scheme. This means that we are constantly checking the accuracy of our analyses, and reviewing our procedures and analytical techniques.

In addition to a full range of high quality brewing ingredients and processing aids, we can also offer all brewers the services of our fully equipped laboratory which can carry out these analyses costs will apply.

For current pricing please contact our lab team via

For more detail on our services please visit

Water analysis
(Alkalinity, Calcium, Chloride, Magnesium, Sulphate, Temporary hardness)

ABV analysis
(OG, PG and ABV carried out by distillation)

Combined analysis
(OG, PG, ABV, Colour and Bitterness)

Please send all samples to the address below, clearly labelled with a cover letter detailing your contact details and analysis requirements. Please note any unidentified samples received without a cover note for contact details will be disposed of within 24 hours. Results and an invoice will be sent to you by email:

The Laboratory, Murphy & Son Ltd., Alpine St., Old Basford, Nottingham NG6 0HQ

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Murphy & Son are proud to be ISO 9001:2015 accredited.