hist-brewing: lactose

BrewInfo brewinfo at xnet.com
Tue Jul 18 21:42:56 PDT 2000

Chris writes:
>Actually the lactose used in most stouts is for a creamier head. I don't
>believe it will work in a meade. It will probably turn out cloudy. Give 
>it a try and tell us what happens! (may try this myself, my curiosity is

I don't think lactose should make the meade cloudy... lactose is quite
soluble.  Lactose is an unfermentable (by *yeast*) sugar and is added to
stouts to make them *sweet*.  It may improve head, but its main purpose
is to add sweetness.


Al Korzonas, Lockport, Illinois, USA
korz at brewinfo.org

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