fm 106.5 WVFM Radio Interview with Green Door


Kim Carson, of Fm 106.5 WVFM, interviews Michael Jefferies, Green Door’s Head of Growth, on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected day-to-day operations at the distillery. Listen to the interview here.

WIN 98.5 Radio Interview on Green Door’s Shift to Producing Hand Sanitizer


Radio personality Kim Brixton interviews Green Door’s Head of Growth, Michael Jefferies. The conversation centers on the distillery’s decision to temporarily shift focus from craft spirits to the production of emergency supplies of hand sanitizer, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the interview here.

WWMT News Channel 3 Story on Green Door


News Channel 3’s reporter Genevieve Grippo visited Green Door. She wanted to learn more about the Emergency Hand Sanitizer Project we have undertaken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch her story here.

Kalamazoo distillery Green Door is having an award-winning year

KALAMAZOO, MI – It has been a pretty good year for Kalamazoo-based Green Door Distilling. They’ve expanded their production, released new spirits, and even won some major awards.

Read the entire article here: MLive

12 Michigan craft gins you should be drinking right now

Gin is the merriest of spirits, the only only traditional one that allows the distiller to play both artist and chef. On our recent search for great craft distilleries in Michigan, we came across truly spectacular gins, that were as unique and diverse as the artisans making them.

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(269) Magazine: A Reason to Lift your Spirits.

The U.S. craft spirits industry is booming. With more than 1,315 craft distillers nationwide and growing, the “craft” movement is taking hold in a way that could mirror the success craft brewers have had in recent years. And with a reputation for its world-class breweries, Kalamazoo is poised to be a destination point for the craft spirits industry as well.

Read the entire article here: (269) Magazine

Kalamazoo’s Green Door Distilling Co. will release its first vodka Saturday.

Green Door is hosting a vodka release party for its new Get Lost Vodka from noon to midnight Saturday, Aug. 12. The party includes special cocktails featuring the spirit, live music by Eric Caldwell, games and wood-fired pizza from Kalamazoo Pizza Co. from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Get Lost Vodka is the distillery’s first vodka, produced with corn.

Read the entire article here: MLive

11 more cocktails you must try now featuring Michigan craft spirits

Our tour of Michigan distilleries finished out with visits to the Detroit Metro area, Ann Arbor, Jackson, Kalamazoo and Lansing. This leg of the journey had us visit one of the biggest distilleries in the state, Valentine, and one of the newest, Green Door in Kalamazoo. Along the way, we got to try some truly delicious cocktails.

Read the entire article here: MLive

Kalamazoo distillery to start distributing spirits statewide

Green Door Distilling Co. will start distributing throughout Michigan in April, the company said in a press release.

“Our need for adventure and the desire to build a legacy in Kalamazoo led us on this amazing journey,” said Josh Cook, co-founder of Green Door Distilling.

Read the entire article here: MLive

Journey to opening new distillery goes over unfamiliar territory

The journey of Kalamazoo’s distilling industry has seen it traverse a long and winding road. It’s a colorful and exciting adventure that seemed to come to a dead halt 150 years ago. However, what turned out to be a hiatus is nearly at an end as Green Door Distilling officially opens to the public later this year.

Read the entire article here: Second Wave