Goat Milk-How does its taste change when pasteurized?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by FrenchHen, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    We're thinking about getting a dairy goat, and I'm not ready to feed raw milk to my (human) kids.

    What does pasteurizing do to the flavor?
     
  2. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    IMO It makes it taste 'goatie'...we prefer it raw.
     
  3. ksacres

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    Quote:It will have a distinct "cooked" flavor. Two parts licking a goat, one part "burnt milk". Mmm. [​IMG]

    Raw is the way to go if you know your goats are healthy.
     
  4. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
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    Dead on the money!
     
  5. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    If you purchase a pasteurizer , so it is done correctly, I personally do not taste the difference.
     
  6. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    Blech! I can lick a goat without all the work of milking.
    I'll pass that on to Husband.

    Thanks guys!
     
  7. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    Quote:What does it do that a stovetop doesn't? Is it gentler?
     

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