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I've made cider with cartons of apple juice - you add yeast and a bit more sugar. I think therefore that the sugars in the orange need something to react with?
I can't turn orange juice into alcohol; but I know a yeast who can.You can ferment just about anything with sugar in it; the product may not be worth the effort for example my garlic wine didn't seem popular.Without the yeast (or at least the enzymes the yeast makes) no fermentation will happen. Cartons of juice are sterilised before they are sealed. Freshly squeezed orange juice probly contains wild yeasts that will do the job.
Now I had a pitcher of orange juice one of my children left in a cooler on the porch this had to have been over a month, I don't recall for sure but I think it was frozen from concentrate when I made it for them to take to the creek. they forgot the cooler with the juice and I forgot it was there also. now when I found the jug a child had set it back on the counter, I assumed it was new juice so i picked it up to put it away, and thought I think I will have a glass. It was in a Tupperware pitcher with water tight lid I went to open by pushing button down to relieve suction or seal.. and it blew off as I compressed the button sounded like a gun! scared the holey crud out of me! Then all I could smell was alcohol strong and pungent.. my daughter came in and said oh you found the juice.. I said did you put booze in this she said no it was in chest on porch... I told her well it ha...does now,anyway I dumped it and it was strong! It fermented and was very alcohol like! LOL she came over and said ooh maybe I 'll keep it and make John drink it! LOL LOL