Tell us about yourself!
A question as well, why do you not feel safe to post anything more powerful?
Actually, alcohol isn't truly necessary for it. According to Frater Albertus, water will make a weaker elixir but can still be used.
Actually only the use of demons, idols, or pagan spirits in magic is considered a sin. Even the occasional pope has practiced alchemy, so it isn't a sin. Believe me, I'm a Christian too and I have done research on this.