Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than an ice-cold beer with the aroma and flavor of fresh lemons.
The bright, tangy flavor of lemon works well in light lagers, pale ales, wheat beer, and more.
Drinks made with lemon are often described as refreshing and thirst-quenching. The mildly tart, citrusy flavor stimulates salivation.
Meyer lemons are smaller and more round than regular lemons. These lemons make an excellent choice for brewing in beer.
Adding up to 2.0 oz (28g) of lemon zest per 5 gallons will add a lot more flavor and aroma.
Experimentation is the key to adding any fruit, zest, or peel. The best ways to add lemon peel to homebrew :
The more time the peel or zest is boiled, the less potent the flavor will be in your finished beer. Using this method, you are likely to get only a hint of lemon flavor and aroma.