Lactose – 5lbs

The sugar that brewers use for mouthfeel, softness, and added sweetness. Usually applied to the milk stout now found in wide ranging styles from IPAs to Sours.

What is it?

  • Milk derived sugar
  • Sugar derived from milk that is not fermented by most beer yeasts
  • 5 lb (2.26 kg)
  • Use in dry or insipid beers; generally 4-8 oz per 5 gallon batch
  • adds mouthfeel, body, and silkiness

 

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