If the tested milk is of good quality, there will be no coagulation, clotting or precipitation, but it is necessary to look for small lumps. Another sign that a cheese has gone bad is a smell or taste of spoiled, sour milk. But unlike normal milk it was difficult to drink because of this strong aftertaste. Because it was only 1 gallon of every 6 or so, I could tough it out. According to Science Notes , milk sometimes curdles in coffee and tea because the acidity is … Your gut will let you know if … If the smell test is not horrible, and the taste test is good, I drink it and have never had a problem with it. Fresh cheeses should not smell, chef Nora Singley writes in her "Cheesemonger" blog for the cooking site The Kitchn . This just means that there are enough acetic by-products that the milk is in essence curdling (the proteins are separating into curds and whey). My advice would be to try another brand of milk because it might be that this particular series has a problem. I could mix it with some good milk to dull the aftertaste. The first clotting due to acid development can first be seen at 0.21-0.23% Lactic acid. Raw milk, especially raw goats milk can take much longer to separate. (From then on, I drink coffee sans milk.) For routine testing 2 mls milk is mixed … Even whole milk has relatively low quantities of fat, typically between 3 and 4 percent, and low-fat or fat-free milk has even less. If it passes all the “tests” in the carton — it smells fine, it looks fine, and it tastes fine — there may be something else happening with the milk once it actually hits your coffee. When you heat your milk gently for cocoa or custards, it won't usually get lumpy. In general, these are the two tests for milk (or any food for that matter). The coffee w/o milk tasted fine - I couldn't taste the lemon juice, but when I poured the milk my coffee looked like I poured yoghurt into it.

Many times it will never separate and that is perfectly fine for raw milk. I doubt that it is mastitis, since the doe isn't ill and the milk tastes fine. I would think her temperment is from nursing kids, without any hand milking going on. Lucerne whole milk tastes awful and I think it has to do with milk being a trade name now, which could mean they can put anything according to certain guidelines not labeled on the milk jug into it and still call it milk. At higher temperatures, though, and especially in the presence of acidic ingredients, the proteins in your … The remainder consists mostly of water and proteins in the form of whey and casein. The kefir will have pockets of bubbles, with the majority forming at the very bottom of the jar. Its brand new milk, doesn't appear to be curdled, smells fine, and is no where near the expiration date. This will depend however on your particular metabolism and gut biome, so give it a try (in moderation).