Alcohol in Islam

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Q: Is it allowed for a Muslim to take alcohol?

Alcohol and all intoxicants are completely forbidden in Islam, irrespective of the quantity consumed. Almighty Allah states in the Holy Qur'aan: O Believers! Verily wine is filth of Shaytaan, so abstain totally from it; (Surah 5: 90) And: “They ask you about wine and gambling; Say: In it is there is great sin…. (Surah 2:219)

Mufti Siraj Desai