Drinking ginger beer

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.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)