The keyword here is "tiny." This is not about alcohol abuse. I hypothesize that a shot of brandy at bedtime might have a life extension effect on humans.
Tiny amounts of alcohol dramatically extend a worm's life
Minuscule amounts of ethanol, the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, can more than double the life span of a tiny worm known as Caenorhabditiselegans, which is used frequently as a model in aging studies, UCLA biochemists report. The scientists said they find their discovery difficult to explain.