The advent of rapid, easy-to-use and run test equipment has released brewers from the burden of previous testing methods. From the hot side to finished beer, users can just go and grab a sample and place it in an instrument. In a few minutes, the results for multiple parameters pop-up on the touch-screen interface. These include direct alcohol measurement, density, pH and extracts. This easy access to reliable beer analysis test data gives brewers the freedom to push their boundaries as they strive to create new exciting offerings for a growing market.