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Start your Summer with a splash with these absolutely delicious alcoholic beverages with essential oils. These cocktails are guaranteed to satisfy and refresh everyone during those hot days!


Materials List


  • Cocktail glasses
  • 1 « shooter » or measuring cup
  • 1 shaker
  • 1 tsp
  • Ice cubes
  • A blender
  • A cutting board
  • Festive accessories to personalize your guests’ drinks (optional)




  • Cinnamon cassia essential oil
  • Ginger essential oil
  • Lemon essential oil
  • Star Anise essential oil
  • Alcohol (Vodka, Gin, Rhum)
  • Other (see Preparation section)



 1 - RED SANGRIA (2 liters or 8 portions)

  • 1 Red Wine Bottle (750 ml)
  • 1/3 cup of Brown Rhum
  • 1/3 cup of Lemon juice
  • 2 cups of organic Orange juice
  • 2-4 drops of Cinnamon cassia essential oil
  • 2-4 drops of Ginger essential oil
  • Fruits (citrus, cherries, to taste)
  • Ice cubes


2 - MOJITO (6 portions)

  • 20-30 Spearmint leaves
  • 1 liter of soda or sparkling water
  • ¾ cup of Brown Rhum
  • 2-4 drops of Lemon essential oil
  • Ice cubes


3 - CUBA LIBRE (RHUM & COKE) (glass of 250 mL)

  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) of Brown Rhum
  • 2/3 cup (170 ml) of Coca Cola or Pepsi
  • 1 drop of Lemon essential oil
  • Ice cubes


4 - GRANITA (1 Liter or 4 glasses)

  • 1 cup of Vodka or Gin
  • 3 drops of Star Anise essential oil
  • 1 can of frozen Orange juice
  • 2 cups of ice cubes
  • 2 tsps of Maple syrup
For cocktails 1, 2 & 3, mix all ingredients together using a spoon or a shaker.
For cocktail 4, mix in a blender all the ingredients, including the ice cubes.  

Precautions & recommendations

 Consume in moderation and enjoy!

It is important to know that some essential oils are not suitable for culinary use and should be avoided completely as they are neurotoxic if ingested orally. To see the list of essential oils safe for culinary use, consult the FEMA (Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association) list.

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