Adding citrus juice to fermenter

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Calder

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I have a beer coming up that needs lemon zest and coriander. Is there any problem with adding the juice from the lemons to the fermenter?

I have heard there could be issues with adding citrus juice (lemon, orange, etc.).
 

VikeMan

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I've done it with orange juice at/near the end of fermentation, and the sugars from the juice fermented out. No issues.
 

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I think just normal sanitation concerns. And then if you bottle before fruit sugar is fermented, it may bump up your carbonation a bit (but the amount of sugar from 1-2 lemons probably wouldn't have much impact).
 

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