Tag Archives: Muslim

• Global launch for booze-free Halal ‘whisky’

Global launch for booze-free Halal ‘whisky’

A US company is set to launch what it claims is the world’s first Halal “whisky”, which contains no alcoholic content, around the world next month. In 2011, Florida-based firm ArKay added a whisky variant to its range of alcohol-free drinks, which is described as having the “exceptional taste of whisky without the alcohol content”. […]

• Muslims Advised Against Drinking halal Beer

Muslims Advised Against Drinking halal Beer

Muslims in the country have been advised against drinking a type of beer claimed to be “halal” (permissible) by the distributor company because the beverage contains alcohol content higher than permitted by Islamic law. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom said the company’s claim that the beer contained only 0.01 […]

• Alcoholic drinks market booming in Muslim Gulf

Alcoholic drinks market booming in Muslim Gulf

Targeting observant Muslims with non-alcoholic drinks is also a key strategy albeit a tougher sell for companies whose names are synonymous with beer or hard liquor. Heineken credits its mix of drinks – such as fruit-flavoured malt-based drinks popular among youth as a beer substitute – for its expansion into the Middle East and North […]

• Best (Cheap) Booze via students at Harvard. They should know, right?

Best (Cheap) Booze via students at Harvard. They should know, right?

The school year is back in full swing, and that means one thing: cheap alcohol. And while you’re free to drink away the glory days of college with Natty and Banker’s, you might start yearning for something…different. Something better, but just as economic. So here’s FM’s guide to the best booze you may or may […]