American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit. By Clay Risen. ISBN 978-1-4549-1688-8. Copyright 2013, 2015. Hardcover with 392 pages including indexes. Organized in an A-to-Z directory by distillery, then brand, this greatly expanded second edition of American Whiskey Bourbon & Rye features more than 330 whiskeys, including more than 120 new entries. Each section includes a brief history of the maker, along with its location, followed by a full account of each bottling, with details on age, proof, nose, color, body, palate, price, as well as an overall rating. A comprehensive primer provides a short history of the spirit, how it's made, and how to enjoy it, including tips on organizing tasting sessions. Also included are a glossary of terms, a selection of top whiskeys by value and ratings, a handy checklist, and two helpful indexes. With this book, choosing from among the many whiskeys, bourbons, and ryes made in America has never been easier.