Lactose (milk sugar) increasing ABV%

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  1. FBorrego

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    Hi BF Forum,

    Can you guys check why "Fermentable - Lactose (milk sugar)" is increasing ABV% ?

    While increasing OG/FG is normal, lactose is un-fermentable and cannot be considered in ABV% formula.

    Thanks! Cheers!
     
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    I just tried it- for a 10.5 gallon batch, both the OG and FG went up four points, which would be correct. Can you post a screenshot, or a link to your recipe, so I can check it out?
     
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    I tested it too and 1 pound did not make the ABV% change
     
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