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Old 11-01-2007, 03:22 PM   #1
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I am doing a milk stout this weekend and have never used lactose befor. When should I add this ? Boil , post boil, primary, secondary ? Cheers, Gabe

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Old 11-01-2007, 03:27 PM   #2
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This link should tell you what you want to know about lactose:

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Old 11-01-2007, 08:15 PM   #3
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I add it "to taste" in the bottling bucket before I add the priming sugar.

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Old 11-03-2007, 01:47 AM   #4
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It can be added anywhere. Until you know how creamy you want your beer, do it in the bottling bucket. Since I know how creamy I want mine, I added it to the boil.
Planning: Agave Witbock, Raisin Beer
Primary: GF Hazelnut Stout
Tertiary: Cranberry-Pom pLambic (est. bottle date: 03/01/08)
Drinking: Cab.Sav/Merlot Wine, Grand Cru, Hazelnut Stout #3, Ordinary Bitter

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