American Whiskey (Second Edition): Over 300 Whiskeys and 110 Distillers Tell the Story of the Nation's Spirit


Experience the American whiskey renaissance with internationally recognized whiskey expert Richard Thomas in this expert guide.

The history of whiskey straddles Kentucky and Tennessee, but American Whiskey proves that today exceptional whiskey is made across the country. Featuring over 300 distinctive expressions of whiskeys that embrace both tradition and innovation, this book will appeal to obsessive collectors eager to discover the next Pappy Van Winkle as well as those just starting to sample the dynamic flavor profiles of these American spirits. In this guide, you will discover:

  • Detailed tasting notes for 300+ expressions from 100+ distilleries
  • In-depth interviews with master distillers
  • Regional chapters that make it easy to find distilleries nationwide
  • Hundreds of beautiful photographs of bottles, distillers, and distilleries.

Both whiskey lovers and those looking to learn more about the nation's spirit will find this book to be essential reading.