Lifestyle Gallery IPL 2016 special: Cricket-inspired cocktails for evening get-togethers Whether you are calling your friends over or throwing a big IPL party, here are a few curated cocktails for you to enjoy. It's that time of the year when cricket fanatics are glued to their television sets to catch all the action from the IPL (Indian Premier League). Whether you are calling your friends over or throwing an IPL party, Nicholas Ord, USL Diageo Reserve brand ambassador, has curated some interesting cocktails for all you cricket fans. Enjoy the match with some easy-to-make cocktails. (Text: IANS/ Photos: Thinkstock) Bowled Over: A cooling start to a spell at the crease with a perfectly served beverage for the Indian palate. Fresh grapes are muddled together with black salt and nimbu (lemon), a healthy splash of Johnnie Walker Red Label and a charge of fiery ginger beer. Glassware: Old fashioned. Ingredients 60ml- Johnnie Walker Red Label 2- Grape bitters 5- Fresh grapes Pinch of black salt 4- Lemon wedges Top with ginger beer Method *Shake all ingredients with cubed ice and double strain into a chilled glass. *Garnish with grapes tossed in black salt served on a toothpick. Super Sixers: Johnnie Walker Red Label, taken with homemade spiced salt of chaat and garam masala, chilly powder, cinnamon and pepper. Glassware: Shot glass. Ingredients 60ml- Johnnie Walker Red Label 15g- Salt Pinch of chilly powder 12 pieces- Cinnamon 12 pieces- Cloves 10g- Pepper 20g- Garam masala Pinch of chat masala Method *Roast the spices with garam masala, add all the remaining ingredients, toss and sieve. *Garnish with orange wedges. A Big Sour LBW: For the big hits and the bigger wickets, shake up the stands with this blend of Johnnie Walker Red Label, cinnamon syrup and star anise with cloves. Glassware: Old fashioned. Ingredients 60ml- Johnnie Walker Red Label 20ml- Cinnamon syrup 2 pieces- Star anise and cloves 20ml- Lime juice 15ml- Egg white Method *Dry shake, hard shake and strain. Capt’in's Cooler: This shaken spiced rum concoction of Johnnie Walker Red Label and Grand Marnier French orange liqueur goes along with a citrus-muddled handful of pureed pineapple and orange to bring the tropical sunshine to the pitch. Glassware: Tall glass. Ingredients 60ml- Johnnie Walker Red Label 15ml- Grand Marnier 6 pieces- Fresh pineapple diced 10ml- Lime juice 10ml- Egg white Fresh oranges diced Method *Shake all the ingredients, strain and pour into a chilled tall glass. *Garnish with a pineapple slice. All Rounder Sangria: A delectable concoction of spiced rum, Red Label and Grand Marnier with Cabernet Sauvignon, fresh orange and lime citrus, stirred in a pitcher. Glassware: Wine glass. Ingredients 30ml- Johnnie Walker Red 100ml- Merlot Red Wine 10ml- Grand Marnier 20ml- Captain Morgan Spiced 30ml- Orange juice 7ml- Lime juice 10ml- Sugar syrup 30ml- Ginger ale Method *Stir all the ingredients and pour into a chilled glass.