A recent story shared by a self-declared alcoholic suggests the answer is yes.
[Note: I realise the chemical compounds in caffeine and alcohol are different, as are many other factors. This article is looking at one aspect of harnessing behavioural drives in a 'weaning' approach to reducing caffeine intake. I am not commenting on alcoholism itself. -Steve]
He said it was late at night and he couldn’t resist the brandy butter in the fridge, left over from Christmas pudding.
He said he started gorging on the brandy-flavoured treat, which led to a major binge.
While there is actual brandy in brandy butter, Brendon said it was the flavour that triggered his episode.