Standards for the analysis of beverages


Parameters Standard  Method
Nonalcoholic beverages
(general)

Titratable acidity
AOAC 950.15
Titration
Sugar concentration in °Bx
ISO 15212-1
Density measurement with oscillating U-tube
Drinking water
(small selection)
pH value
ISO 10523
ASTM D 1293
EPA 150.1
pH value measurement
Total hardness
EPA 130.2 Titration
Alkalinity ISO 9963 Titration
Permanganate index DIN EN ISO 8467 Titration
Anions DIN EN ISO 10304-1
ASTM D 4327
EPA 300.1, Part A
Ion chromatography
Oxyhalides: bromate, chlorite, chlorate ISO 11206
DIN EN ISO 10304-4
ASTM D 6581
EPA 300.1, Part B
Ion chromatography
Cations ISO 14911
ASTM D 6919
Ion chromatography
CN- Sample preparation
acc. to DIN 38405-13
Voltammetry
U(VI) DIN 38406-17 Voltammetry
Zn, Cd, Pb, Cu, Tl, Ni, Co DIN 38406-16 Voltammetry
Fruit and vegetable
juices
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) AOAC 967.21 Titration
Fumaric acid AOAC 968.16 Voltammetry
Saccharin SLB 41-2.5 Voltammetry
 Pb AOAC 979.17 Voltammetry
Infusion beverages
(coffee, tea, cocoa, etc.)

pH value of cocoa product
AOAC 970.21
pH value measurement
Titratable acidity of roasted coffee
AOAC 920.92
Titration
Water content in cocoa products
AOAC 977.10
Karl Fischer titration
Water content in instant coffee
ISO 20938
Karl Fischer titration
Water content in roasted coffee
ISO 11817
Karl Fischer titration
Free and total carbohydrate content
in instant coffee
ISO 11292
Ion chromatography
Alcoholic drinks
(general)

Titratable acidity
AOAC 940.15
Titration
Sugar concentration in °Bx
ISO 15212-1
Density measurement via oscillating U-tube
Beer
pH value
AOAC 945.10
pH value measurement
Alpha acids in hops
EBC 7.4
Titration
Wine
pH value
AOAC 960.19
pH value measurement
Sulfurous acid
AOAC 940.20
Titration
Carbon dioxide content
AOAC 988.07
Titration
Titratable acidity
AOAC 962.12
AOAC 950.07
Titration
Distilled spirits
Titratable acidity in distilled
alcoholic beverages
AOAC 945.08 Titration