It's a 'pot' still bottle. So the bong shape is natural. Isn't it?
"On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero"
I went into a store not long ago. They actually had some decent whiskies and fair prices. I started chatting with the clerk, and told him I liked bourbon. I had to suppress my laughter and be polite when he told me how good this stuff is.
Yes, it can be trying and sometimes one can't resist commenting. Playing the older chap who knows some stuff helps, if done with humor.
We're Bourbon Geeks, it's who we are, it's what we do.