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Is It Permissible to Drink Soft Drinks?

Hanafi Fiqh

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas

Question: I heard that soft drinks like Coca cola, Sprite, Pepsi, contain alcohol. Are these soft drinks halal or not?

Answer: assalamu alaykum

The alcohol that may be present in some of the listed drinks are non-wine, negligible in their amount, and not used for purposes of intoxication. Therefore, it would be permitted to consume these drinks.

Please also see: Is It Halal to Drink Coca Cola?

Salman

Checked & Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani