New! Customize your Chowhound profile with social links, a header image, and more! | Set Up Your Profile Now ›

General Discussion

Why does alcohol curdle milk?


General Discussion 3

Why does alcohol curdle milk?

rworange | Feb 2, 2009 01:50 PM

Over the past year when making hot drinks like Irish coffee, if I put the alcohol in the cup first and add hot coffee with milk, the milk curdles. When I put the coffee with milk in the cup first, then add the alcohol ... no problem.

Want to stay up to date with this post?