To order analyzes from Spirit of Hven Laboratory is easy! Knowing which analysis to choose could be a little bit more complicated. This may apply if you need a certificate showing the contents of all the parameters required for the liquor to be approved for sale within the European Union or that you want to check any production parameters. Read and follow instructions below to make sure that your order and delivery will be processed correctly. If you have made a previous order from Spirit of Hven Laboratory you are already registered in the system and can easily log on to review order history and place a new order. First time customers have to enter Contact and Delivery information during the Checkout procedure.  

If you have questions about something, do not hesitate to contact us.

1. Registration of samples and selection of analysis 

  1. Go to E-analysis to select the analysis you are interested in
  2. Choose type of analysis, currently there are 2 categories, (Spirits and Beer). Select the analysis you plan to order.
  3. Enter your Sample ID, any term that allows us to identify your sample when it arrives and deliver analysis results from the sample
  4. Check sample preparation general SH-0000 (* = Mandatory)
  5. Check the analysis you wish to order
  6. When all analyzes are selected for the specified sample ID, press the “Add to cart” button
  7. If you have multiple samples to register, repeat step 1 – 6 for each unique sample
  8. When all samples are registered, review your cart items and proceed to “View Cart”

2. Checkout

  1. On the shopping cart summary page you will find the collection of analyzes that have been registered. Make sure that everything is correct! If you need to remove faulty items they have to be reregistered according to the procedure described above
  2. Proceed to Checkout when ready
  3. After completion of payment by card, you will receive an order confirmation by e-mail
  4. Now the order is completed, all that remains is to send the sample(s)

3. Send sample(s)

  1. Check the minimum volume in the analysis description to determine the volume that has to be sent for the analysis to suffice
  2. The most important thing is that you pack the sample(s) well. Use bottles that do not leak, please put the bottle in a tight plastic bag. Pack with good shock absorbing material (bubble wrap is good)
  3. Mark clearly on the outside of the package and in the documentation that the shipment contains samples with the following phrase “Not for sale and duty free laboratory samples for analysis”
  4. Contact a shipping company, for instance UPS, but of course you can compare prices and use any shipping company that can provide a tracking number. We would appreciate if you let us know this tracking number. Then we can follow the sample and estimate when it is expected to arrive. 

    Important! You have to instruct the transport company to include the correct customs code in the freight documents according to list below:

    Type of spirit Customs Code

    Single Malt Whisky: 2208 30 30 00
    Blended Malt Whisky: 2208 30 41 00
    Grain Whisky:  2208 30 61 00
    Bourbon whisky: 2208 30 11 00
    Rom: 2208 40 11 00
    Gin: 2208 50 11 00
    Vodka: 2208 60 11 00

    If your type of spirit is missing in the list, please contact us.
    It is for the Swedish custom to know what is in the package. You could also put the code on the outside of the package.
  5. Send the package to:
    Spirit of Hven
    Norreborgsvägen 55
    SE-26195 Sankt Ibb
  6. When the sample delivery arrives, you will receive a confirmation message. Any additional costs that arise from transport and customs will be charged to the customer after the sample has arrived to Spirit of Hven Laboratory.

4. Result

  1. Once we have analyzed your samples, the results will be delivered in two ways. First as a PDF-file attached to an e-mail message with the analysis certificate, a few days later you will receive the original certificate by mail. Should there be any problems during the analysis, we will let you know