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How to Improve Quality Control Without Breaking the Bank

For a smaller brewery ready to improve data collection and quality control, the idea of adding a lab or dedicated staff may seem out of reach. However, there are real steps that any brewery can take to help ensure quality—and many cost little or nothing.

Don Tse Aug 15, 2022 - 10 min read

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For a small brewery, the cost of a quality-control lab is daunting. With some pieces of equipment costing thousands (if not tens of thousands) of dollars, a fully equipped lab and dedicated staff are beyond the reach of most breweries.

However, quality assurance and quality control don’t have to be expensive.

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Don Tse is an internationally recognized beer writer and beer judge, working from his home base in the middle of North America’s barley belt.