Lemon Zest - Fresh Lemon.

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  1. Mka

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    A while back I had zested a ton of oranges for a sour orange creamsicle ipa. I'd have to look it up, but I do remember googling for how much zest you get from an orange and calculating from there.
    Rough guess? Probably 3-4 lemons to get an oz of zest
     
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    Just quick searched, and found 1 medium size lemon gets about 1 tbsp of zest or 6 grams. So probably 5 lemons will get you about an ounce of zest
    And dont go too deep, you want to avoid the white pith of the peel
     
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    It's about right. 1 Oz for 5 gallons

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    You could google "convert dried lemon zest to fresh". That's what I would have to do to answer your question. But I'd trust JA's answer, too.
     

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