Take a seat and pour yourself a drink (no, no, a different one). You may need it to listen to this news.
If bourbon is your drink of choice, you may have heard quiet rumblings the last few years of something unsettling afoot: a possible shortage coming down the pipeline. A bourbon shortage would be an interesting type because — unlike other possible food shortages (the coffee shortage, for instance) — it’s not just a matter of not having enough of the ingredients. It’s a matter of people 20 years ago making some bad drinks-buying decisions.