Q: I would like to know if ginger beer made from sugar, ginger, yeast, lemon juice and water is halaal. The drink itself isn’t for intoxication and it doesn’t intoxicate. Is it halaal?
A: Yes, it is halaal.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.