The Three Star Gods

The Three Star Gods
The Three Star Gods

The three star gods known as Fu, Lu, and Shou. The Chinese term is San Xing. San meaning three, Xing meaning star.

Fu Xing is dedicated to Jupiter which is considered as auspicious. He is the bringer of good fortune, depicted as a scholar holding a scroll, and sometimes a child.

Lu Xing is dedicated to the sixth star in the Ursa Major cluster, he is the star god of social status, prosperity rank and influence. Lu refers to the salary of a government official.

Shou Xing is the star god of longevity, he is often called the old man of the south pole. He has a long white beard and high domed forehead, he is believed to hold the life span of mortals and he carries a gourd filled with the elixir of life and the peach of longevity.

All three gods are dressed as Taoist priests.

Seeing Stars Baijiu Cocktail

45ml of V.I.P Jiu 8
25ml of tequila
20ml of peach liqueur
2 teaspoons of grenadine
A black olive
Crushed ice

Put V.I.P Jiu 8, tequila, peach liqueur and grenadine into cocktail shaker, shake to mix. Half fill a coupe glass with ice, strain cocktail into the glass, top with champagne, garnish with an olive.