Eastern Kille Distillery Breaks Ground on Expansion

Eastern Kille Distillery’s expansion is beginning to take shape, as they will be hosting a groundbreaking at 7755 Childsdale Ave NE on Wednesday, January 4 at 9:00 a.m.. The 16-acre site, with access to the White Pine Trail, will host the new headquarters, expanded distillery operations and a bar and restaurant for patrons across the region.

“It’s exciting to watch the plans come to life,” said Steve Vander Pol, Co-Owner of Eastern Kille Distillery. “This new building expands our distillery operations, offers new space to age our award-winning spirits and creates a new engagement opportunities for people to experience the Eastern Kille brand.

The ground up construction of a custom-engineered building doubles the size of the distillery operations, allowing for increased production alongside elevated distribution opportunities. The tasting room will offer gathering spaces with custom created finishes for a uniquely Michigan atmosphere. Plans include an outdoor cocktail garden with connection to the popular White Pine Trail.

Eastern Kille Distillery Expansion Groundbreaking

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

9:00 am

7755 Childsdale Ave NE

Plainfield Township, MI

Wolverine Building Group serves as general contractor for the project with design by Mathison Mathison Architects.


Founded in 2014, Eastern Kille Distillery creates a variety of premium craft spirits and cocktails distilled and aged in small batches. Eastern Kille is Michigan’s first New York International Spirits Competition winner, taking double gold for its Michigan Rye Whiskey as well as silver for their American Dry Gin. They currently operate the distillery and bar at 800 Ottawa Ave. and tasting room at 634 Wealthy St.

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