Alcohol is widely accepted as a normal part of life. With drug use illegal but alcohol legal for those over 21 years old in the United States, many argue that alcohol is not a drug. The reality is that alcohol interacts with the body just like any other drug and has serious ramifications when abused.
Yes it's a drug, it alters your sense or reality, can be extremely addictive and can scar your liver, and if completely scared will shut down your kidneys and other vital organs until your body shuts down completely. It is a terrible thing to watch. Yes Alcohol is a drug but like most things if used in moderation its can be tasty and enjoyable.
Methyl alcohol or denatured spirit is used as an antiseptic lotion or germicite, ethylalcohol is used as a liquor, Yes alcohol can be both drug as a media to dissolve many of its components and even present in tincture iodine, tincture benzene compound etc, as well as drink, depends on its use.