There IS a bit of gaminess in some products, Katie. It's a bit of an acquired taste, kinda like wild caught salmon. If you're not expecting cow's milk, it's more tolerable. We have an artisan dairy about 150 miles round trip from here that does a delicious goat's yogurt- no gaminess whatsoever.
FWIW, I've been strictly dairy-free for a week. I think I notice an improvement in my pain level. I pull weeds for an hour or so a few times a week and my post-exertional hamstring and neck pain is much better. I can work much longer and harder with almost no pain afterwards
. That said, I miss my cream in my coffee, not so much in the morning, but in the afternoon... WIP. It'll be interesting to see if my pain returns once I try some A2 milk.