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Meet the Distillers of Franklin Distillery

January 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Franklin Distillery Franklin, TN

Franklin Distillery, a brand-new spirits company rooted in Franklin, Tenn., recently launched its brand with two premium products designed to celebrate local ingredients: Southern gin and one of the world’s first citrus vodkas. The launch of the spirits will be celebrated with a handful of “Meet the Distillers” tasting events throughout the Middle Tennessee region in the coming weeks. Fellow co-founders Stainbrook and Ward will be available to tell more of their story and share favorite cocktail recipes through these events, including a pop-up at Chrysalis Modern Italian, located at 9040 Carothers Pkwy Suite A201, Franklin, TN 37067, on Tuesday, Jan. 18 from 5-7 p.m.

Chrysalis has created a special Franklin Distillery cocktail menu for the event which includes:
• Sloe Train ($8) – Franklin Distillery Southern Gin, Cocchi Torino, Sipsmith Sloe Gin
• The Debutant ($9) – Franklin Distillery Southern Gin, Lemon, Grenadine, Egg White, Sassafras and Peyschauds Bitters
• Sunshine State ($8) – Franklin Distillery Southern Vodka, Italicus, Lemon and Orange
• Muddy Water Martini ($8) – Franklin Distillery Southern Vodka, Hoodoo Chicory Liqueur, Cocchi Torino
• Franklin Vesper ($7) – Franklin Distillery Southern Gin, Franklin Distilling Southern Vodka, Cocchi Americano

About Franklin Distillery

While bonding over a drink in 2013, Michael Stainbrook and Michael Ward began talking casually about creating a distillery and brewery one day. Stainbrook, an almost 20-year resident Tennessean, and Ward, a Tennessee native, found their way to the heart of Franklin right at the town center, 35° N 86° W, to craft a spirit celebrating the local ingredients. After several recipes and tastings, both Mikes settled on distilling 14 premium botanicals that reflect the American South, a tribute to the land that defines it. Bringing it to proof using pure Tennessee water that’s naturally filtered through limestone, Franklin Distillery’s methods reflect the best of the South: traditional, yet adventurous; bold, yet refined. This method defined the brand’s initial gin spirit and was drawn upon again for the creation of Franklin Distillery Vodka, which is distilled from Southern citrus and is one of the world’s first citrus vodkas. For more information, visit

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January 18
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Franklin Distillery
(629) 245-0631


Chrysalis Modern Italian
9040 Carothers Pkwy, Suite A201
Franklin, TN 37067 United States
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