Home brew Lactose is a brewing sugar derived from galactose and glucose. It is a non-fermentable sugar also known as Milk Sugar. Lactose adds a residual sweetness to the finished brew.
It is traditionally used when home brewing Sweet Stouts or as they are more commonly known, Milk or Cream Stouts. Lactose can also be used as a natural sweetener in other beverages such as wine and cider.*** Not suitable for persons with Lactose Intolerance ***