What Does Goat Milk Taste Like?

One big question that we’re often asked by potential customers who are considering the healthy switch from cow’s milk to goat milk is, “what does goat milk taste like?” We would love to be able to just hand these folks a glass and tell them to try it, but that’s a little difficult to do over the internet! And we understand that purchasing an entire package of a product without knowing whether you’ll like it doesn’t make much sense. So, today we’re taking a look at the perceptions and facts about goat milk’s unique but familiar flavor, which many people prefer to other animal milk once they’ve tried it.

It’s true that there isn’t one single answer to the goat milk taste question. If you’ve already perused our FAQs about goat milk, you know that most people say it doesn’t taste that much different from cow’s milk, and that’s generally true. But, depending upon the type of commercially available cow’s milk you’re most used to drinking – 1%, 2%, whole, or skim – you may find the consistency of goat milk to be unexpected or different. Obviously, consistency is not the same thing as “taste,” but whether goat milk seems rich and creamy or thin and watery to you will be based on what you’re used to. And, as with cows, the flavor of goat’s milk depends upon several additional factors about the source animals themselves, where they are raised, and how the milk is processed and stored. Continue reading “What Does Goat Milk Taste Like?”