Originally Posted by brianball
1st post here. 1st all-grain brew day approaching. Would love to pop my cherry making this but my SWMBO has a severe lactose allergy. Is maltodextrin a suitable substitute? 1lb / 5 gal? What might be the profile ramifications? Very interested to hear the forum's thoughts on this. Thank you.
This may not be helpful, but it's my 2 cents.
Mashing higher is good advice; however, If I couldn't add lactose, I'd go with a good oatmeal stout recipe instead of messing with this one.