HUMANS. WHAT ARE YOU DOING. STOP.
Let’s just admit it, y'all. If we found a way to harvest the alcohol floating around in space we would definitely do that thing ASAP.
What if aliens had to pass this particular part of the galaxy to get to their destination and once the humans find out that; “yes Steve, this is a giant poisonous cloud made of what you call methyl and ethyl alcohol, and no Martha you may not open the hatch and use your latest invention Maybe It Works This Time-Inator – no wait, you stop RIGHT THIS INSTANT HUMANS IT IS NOT SAFE FOR YOU OUT THERE–”