Is it permissible to eat beer battered fish?

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 I want to know if i can eat beer battered fish on the ingredients its has beer extract[contains barley] listed in the ingedients more beer batter than vegi oil and less than acidity regulators. 


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

It is impermissible to eat beer battered fish.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Muhammad Haris Siddiqui

Student Darul Iftaa
Melbourne, Australia 

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1]  ( قوله بلا لهو وطرب ) قال في المختار : الطرب خفة تصيب الإنسان لشدة حزن أو سرور ا هـ .

قال في الدرر .

وهذا التقييد غير مختص بهذه الأشربة بل إذا شرب الماء وغيره من المباحات بلهو وطرب على هيئة الفسقة حرام ا هـ ط .

رد المحتار – (ج 27 / ص 208)

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