Franklin welcomes first craft brewery


Wednesday, 15 June 2016 19:34 Smoky Mountain News

If you build it, they will come (and drink)

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Cruising through downtown Franklin, one begins to wonder where exactly is the Lazy Hiker Brewing Company. You’ve been told it’s on Main Street, but where? And just as you begin to debate whether to turn around and try again, your vehicle hits the crest of a steep downhill.

Over the rise appears a building illuminated, like a lighthouse on the high seas of a vast and unknown Southern Appalachian night. It’s a building of people and purpose. You’re here. You’ve made it to Franklin’s first craft brewery.  READ MORE

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