Wenchang Wang & The Stop Press Baijiu Cocktail

Wenchang Wang
Wenchang Wang

Wenchang Wang also known as Wenchang Dijun is a Taoist deity in Chinese mythology, known as the God of Culture and Literature.

His chief task, assigned by the Jade Emperor was to keep a record of men of letters, so that he could give out rewards to each according to their merit.

He is represented by a constellation of six stars near the big dipper.

He is often shown as an elderly scholar, seated, wearing a mandarin robe and holding a scepter, where he is flanked by two attendants.

A male and female. One is called Tian Long (heavenly deaf one) and the other Di Ya (earthly mute) The names suggest that Wenchang Wang must turn a deaf ear to those who inquire about the secrets of literature, for such topics leave one speechless.

Stop Press Baijiu Cocktail

45ml of V.I.P Jiu 8
45ml of Kummel
1 teaspoon of lemon juice
3 ice cubes
A twist of lemon peel

Put the ice cubes into a small tumbler and add the rest of the ingredients except the lemon peel, stir and garnish with a lemon peel.