Exhibitors: Please select from one of the options in the orange menu bar above (i.e. to select a booth, choose "Reserve Booth", etc.). You will only be able to select/manage your booth if you are logged in and have a booth at the 2019 show. (if you are logged in, it will say your company name in the top left corner of this page). Questions on booth selection can be directed to CBC@BrewersAssociation.org 

Chai + PIKA Weihenstephan

Santa Clara,  CA 
United States
  • Booth: 21072

Fast, Easy, Accurate Beer Spoiler Detection with qPCR

  • Simple, turn-key qPCR solution
  • Clear, definitive, quantitative Micro QC results
  • Precision targeting of individual spoilers ensures accuracy
  • Clear batches in two days with single cell/sample sensitivity

Detect spoilers of: Diastaticus, Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, Megasphaera, Pectinatus, Acetics, and more.

The Chai + PIKA Brewing Quality Solution makes qPCR easy for breweries of all sizes. Chai's Open qPCR instrument automatically runs and analyzes PIKA 4e test kits, displaying clear results.

FastOrange Enrichment Media

Detect spoiler growth by visible color change, or enrich prior to PCR to obtain single cell/sample sensitivity. PCR-grade media available for Bacteria, Brett, and Wild Yeasts.

FastOrange Wild Yeast Agar

Differentiate Diastaticus and Brettanomyces from other wild yeasts on agar plates, while suppressing brewer's yeast. Free samples available at the booth.



Chai + PIKA Brewing Quality Solutions: a partnership between Chai Bio and PIKA Weihenstephan to provide breweries with simple, effective tools that improve quality and reduce waste.

Brands: Chai Open qPCR, PIKA 4e Test Kits, FastOrange Media

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