Fruit juice and ascorbic acid

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Will Ascorbic acid prevent fermentation from taking place?
 
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No, Ascorbic acid (aka Vitamin C) is used as a preventative to stop oxidization (which turns things like apple juice brown). it won't affect yeast.
 

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No, Ascorbic acid (aka Vitamin C) is used as a preventative to stop oxidization (which turns things like apple juice brown). it won't affect yeast.
Great! I thought it would be ok but I wanted to double check before trying it.
 
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