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Was it allowed in the earlier age to have alcohol according Quran?

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Yes, it was allowed accordingly to the verse:

"They ask you about gambling or drinking, tell them there is a great sin in both although there is some benefit for men, the sin is greater than the benefit." (2:219)

But this was to encourage people to stop drinking.

Later it was declared Haraam in Surah al-Maidah. This was done as if it was instantly declared Haraam, people would have objected that the new religion is instantly trying to change all trends of the time.

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