Fatwa: # 35295
Category: Food & Drink
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 2nd June 2020


Can we use wine glasses and beer mugs?


Assalamu Alaikim.Wa rahmatullahi wa batakatuhu.

I wanted to ask about the ruling in regards to use wine glassess / beer mugs. As is the common practice in parties, weddings and social gatherings. Jazakallahu Khairan. 


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.

As-salaamu `alaykum wa-ramatullahi wa-barakatuh.

If a utensil is made specifically for wine and beer and such a utensil is commonly associated with drinking wine and beer, then it is makrooh to use such a utensil.

If a utensil is for common use and not specifically for drinking wine and beer, then the use of such utensils is not makrooh[1]

And Allah Ta`ala Knows Best.

Hussein Muhammad.

Student Darul Iftaa

Arusha, Tanzania

Checked and Approved by:

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.



مجمع الأنهر (8/ 274)

 لِأَنَّ هَذِهِ الظُّرُوفَ كَانَتْ مُخْتَصَّةً بِالْخَمْرِ فَلَمَّا حُرِّمَتْ الْخَمْرُ حُرِّمَ اسْتِعْمَالُ هَذِهِ الظُّرُوفِ تَشْدِيدًا فِي تَحْرِيمِ الْخَمْرِ لِيَتْرُكَهُ النَّاسُ


الأشباه والنظائر لابن نجيم (ص: 79)

وَمِنْ ذَلِكَ الْعَمَلُ الْمُفْسِدُ لِلصَّلَاةِ مُفَوَّضٌ إلَى

الْعُرْفِ لَوْ كَانَ بِحَيْثُ لَوْ رَآهُ يَظُنُّ أَنَّهُ خَارِجَ الصَّلَاةِ،

وَمِنْهَا: تَنَاوُلُ الثِّمَارِ السَّاقِطَةِ

وَفِي إجَارَةٍ الظِّئْرِ وَفِيمَا لَا نَصَّ فِيهِ مِنْ الْأَمْوَالِ الرِّبَوِيَّةِ يُعْتَبَرُ فِيهِ الْعُرْفُ فِي كَوْنِهِ كَيْلِيًّا أَوْ وَزْنِيًّا.

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