As a by-product of the yeast fermentation the level of diacetyl has to reach a level of <0.1 mg/L to avoid any unwanted
off-flavour. As the brewing process is time and energy consuming regular measurements of the diacetyl
and pentanedione concentration belong to the daily routines of larger breweries.
The FlavourSpec is an innovative and reliable gas chromatograph that:
FlavourSpec® comprises advantages of a Gas Chromatograph (GC) with regard
to selectivity and outstanding sensitivity of an Ion Mobility Spectrometer
(IMS) enabling the analysis of volatiles in the headspace of
liquids and solid samples without any sample pre-treatment.
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