I have a 5 gallon batch ready to bottle and it tastes great but I'd like to have it just a little sweeter. Should/can I use Lactose and any ideas how much to use? Can I stir it into my bottling bucket??
They say Lactose does not ferment and will stay sweet and not cause bombs??
You can definitely add lactose at bottling time. You can dissolve it in boiled water and add to taste. Sweet stouts often have up to a pound of it. What I would do is dissolve 1 pound in a few cups of water, then add to taste.