Tasty·Posted on Oct 27, 2016Here Are 4 Basic Whiskey Cocktails Everyone Should KnowHow to make a Manhattan, a Boulevardier, a Mint Julep, and an Old Fashionedby by Christine ByrneBuzzFeed Staff, by Jenny ChangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed 1. Manhattan Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed Fill a rocks glass with a large ice cube (or a few small ones). Add bourbon, sweet vermouth, and bitters, and stir. Garnish with a maraschino cherry. 2. Boulevardier Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed Combine bourbon, sweet vermouth, and campari in a tall glass or shaker with ice. Stir everything together until the mixture is chilled, then strain into a short glass or a cocktail glass. Rub an orange peel around the rim of the glass, then use the peel as garnish. 3. Mint Julep Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed To crush the mint, put it in a tall glass or shaker and gently "muddle" it with a muddler or long spoon by pressing it into the bottom of the glass but not breaking it up. Add bourbon and simple syrup, and stir. Strain into a julep cup or short glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with a fresh mint sprig. 4. Old Fashioned Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed Spoon sugar into a rocks glass, then soak it with the bitters. Add a splash of water and stir. Add a large ice cube (or a few small ones), then pour the rye over the ice cube and stir. Garnish with a slice of orange and a maraschino cherry.