The entrepreneur who quenched the thirst of forest workers
Anders Frelin came to Orsa from Svärdsjö, attracted by the Klondyke-like atmosphere that prevailed in the 1890s. He started Storå brewery on Ön with soft drink as the main product. Frelin was dedicated to the temperence movement. Hence the original name of the immortal Frelins café in Orsa: Frelin's Sobriety Café. In periods he also ran a hotel in the building on Järnvägsgatan.
It was also Anders Frelin who had Fryksåsgården built, what is now Fryksås Hotell.