I would never dream of adding grenadine to my Manhattan, but this guide offers some good ideas for various occasions. I love how I'm the manly man since I drink it straight. Women can drink straight whiskey too lol.
"In the early 'cocktail' connoted a drink mixed with bitters. The recipe for this one, the Manhattan, comes from Keen's Steakhouse in Manhattan." -Definitely too bitter for my taste & I like my strong alcohol hidden more.
Red Moon Over Manhattan: 2 ounces red wine ounce bourbon ounce simple syrup 1 large round ice sphere 3 gourmet maraschino cherries Shake all of the ingredients together with ice for 20 seconds. Rub orange peel around the rim of the glass.