Mint Julep

4 ounces bourbon whiskey
4 to 6 sprigs of mint
2 sugar cubes

Put Bourbon, Mint, and Sugar into the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Muddle to dissolve sugar and blend mint leaves. Let stand for a bit to help release the mint flavor. Add ice, and shake well to chill, then strain into a glass filled with shaved ice.

Milk Punch

4 ounces bourbon whiskey
4 ounces milk
1/2 teaspoon dark rum
1 tablespoon simple syrup

Shake with ice. Strain into a chilled 10-ounce highball glass. Dust with nutmeg.

Manhattan

1 1/4 oz. whiskey (bourbon)
1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
Cherry

Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. You can also use rye instead of bourbon.
(optional: 1 dash of Angostura bitters)

Eastern Sour

2 ounces bourbon whiskey
1 1/2 ounce orange juice
1 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 ounce orgeat syrup (almond syrup)
1/4 ounce simple syrup

Shake with ice. Strain into an ice filled tumbler. Garnish with spent shell of lime. by Trader Vic

Derby

2 ounces bourbon whiskey
1/4 ounce Benedictine
1 dash Angostura bitters

Stir with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon peel.

Commodore

2 ounces bourbon whiskey
3/4 ounce white creme de cacao
1/2 ounce lemon juice
1 dash grenadine

Shake with ice. Strain into champagne flute.