Awarded a silver medal with distinction at the 2021 Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition, and they won a bronze medal in the 2020 competition, along with a Merit in Terroir! Fireweed was chosen by the Yukon Government as the territory's floral emblem in 1957. It is a tenacious plant that grows quite literally like a weed almost everywhere you look up here! It's a beautiful perennial that does particularly well in forest fire burn sites. Fireweed has been used medicinally by First Nations, and the leaves can be used to make tea. Fireweed Bitters are made with fresh flowers, and there are flavours of green cardamom and agave. The bitters pair well with gin and vodka, and are a tasty addition to whipped cream in desserts.