Round Turn Distilling

Round Turn is a small distillery located in a 150 year-old textile mill on the coast of Maine. Darren Case, Owner/Distiller, Kristina Hansen, Owner/GM.

Maker of Bimini Gin. A Round Turn is the most simple knot, one complete turn of a rope around an object. Despite its simplicity, it is immensely strong and effective, used to hold even great ships against a dock. But its strength relies on a person holding one end of the rope and applying tension, allowing the forces of friction and torque to work. Distilling is simple, just condensing vapor back to liquid. But with a person applying their senses of smell and taste, this simple process can be harnessed to produce something complex and sublime. Located in a 150 year-old textile mill on the Saco River 5 miles from the Maine coast, Round Turn Distilling embodies the pragmatism and industriousness of its New England forebears. While the mill once used the waters of the river to power its massive looms, Round Turn uses steam to power its modern, steel and copper still. The still is itself an embodiment of tradition informed by innovation. Built in Etna, Maine, by Trident Stills, it blends the basic principles of the centuries-old pot-still with modern innovations and efficiencies. After all, tradition was once innovation in its time.

Operating as usual

How do you like your Martini? Shaken? Stirred? Twist? Olive? Dirty? It’s not too late to sign up for tomorrow’s RTD Cocktail Club pickup and get a true classic Martini, three historically themed variations, snacks for two from Part & Parcel, plus access to the Members Only webpage with the full video of LyAnna explaining the real story behind this iconic cocktail 🍸

Order by midnight tonight!

☀️This is November?!☀️
What an incredible weekend of warm weather! Come bask in the sun with a Tom Collins and a snack at the Midtown Court, located right outside our tasting room. Open til 9 tonight. See you soon!✌️

It’s a perfect evening to enjoy some outdoor nightlife! Come by the tasting room and order some cocktails to-go, a Charcuterie Bento, and maybe a beanie for when the temperature drops... Midtown Court is open til 9 tonight! Grab a table by the fire pits and enjoy this gorgeous weather! 🔥🍸🧀

The next installment of our RTD Cocktail Club features the Martini, and you could win this stirred cocktail tool kit! It has everything you need to mix up the perfect Martini at home: a 20oz mixing glass, julep strainer, bar spoon, and a 1oz/2oz jigger. Here’s how to enter:
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Winner will be chosen at random from valid entries on Wednesday 11/11, the same day as Club pickup. And be sure to get your preorders in for the Club - orders close on Monday! Link in bio to buy yours now! Good luck🍸

Fresh shipment of fall Bimini Hats! Soft gray flannel with navy logo & navy wool twill with white logo. Available now at the tasting room and online at! Merch ships nationwide 📦 🎁 📦

RTD Cocktail Club - Oct 28, 2020

RTD Cocktail Club - The Martinez

Proto-Martini or just a coincidentally similar name? Mara-sheeno or mara-skeeno?! LyAnna breaks it all down in the second installment of the RTD Cocktail Club series.

Get ready for the next drop on November 11th when we’re taking on the giant of all gin drinks, the Martini itself 🍸 😃 Preorder by Monday the 9th!!

What you’ll get:
💛 Four full-size cocktails
💚 Delicious Part & Parcel snacks
💙 Password to the Club website
💜 Our gratitude for your support!

RTD Cocktail Club Preorder - Pickup Wed 11/11 | ROUND TURN DISTILLING

🍸The Martini🍸
It may be iconic but it’s not a monolith. Dirty, fruity, dry, citrusy... we could all use a stiff drink (or four) these days. Our next installment of the @rtdcocktailclub will feature this most classic of cocktails in four delicious versions. As always, your membership will also include a snack pairing for two from @partparcelme and exclusive access to our Club webpage featuring recipes, cocktail history, and a video showing you how to mix them up at home. Link in bio to preorder now! Pickup date is 11/11! PICK-UP DATE: Wednesday 11/11-Friday 11/13PREORDERS CLOSE: Monday 11/09FEATURED COCKTAIL: The MartiniVARIATIONS:Bimini Gin, blanc vermouth, sweet grass, lemon oilBimini BR1, olive brine, sherry, olive oilBimini Overproof, blanc vermouth, orange bitters, lemon oilBimini Coconut, dry vermouth, grilled...

🔥Toddy Special🔥
Bimini Gin, Campari, Cherry, Verjus, Orange

🔥Fri-yay!🔥 Come get cozy with a hot toddy to enjoy by the fire at the MidTown Court! Open till 9 Friday & Saturday. #TGIF

DEADLINE EXTENDED till midnight tonight (Tue) to preorder tomorrow’s @rtdcocktailclub member kit that includes four 🍸🍸🍸🍸 handcrafted cocktails, a snack box 🧀🥖 from @partparcelme, and exclusive access to the Club website with history, recipes, pro tips for making drinks at home, and the full length video 🎥✨

Today is the last day to get your preorders in for this round of the Cocktail Club! Link in bio to read more about the Club and place your orders! Pickup on Wednesday from 2-7. Cheers! 🍸

Only two days left to sign up for this week’s Cocktail Club! We’ve got four new delicious cocktails to share with you, all based on the Martinez. Made with sweet vermouth & maraschino, think of it as a subtly candied martini. The flavors pair perfectly with a special truffle pâté charcuterie snack from @partparcelme (vegetarian option also available). As a member, you also receive access to our Club website which includes the history of the Martinez, recipes for all four cocktails, and a video showing you how to mix them up at home. Click the link in our profile to place your preorder! Don’t miss out!

Our new Biddeford Cleat Hoodies are super soft and warm - add a Cleat Beanie and a Hot Toddy to-go for maximum coziness. The MidTown Court right outside our tasting room is now open Wednesday through Sunday! Come hang out 🔥

RTD Cocktail Club Preorder - Pickup Wed 10/28 | ROUND TURN DISTILLING

Have you preordered for the 10/28 installment of the RTD Cocktail Club? Every box includes four full-size, expertly prepared cocktails: one classic recipe and three unique variations. These drinks aren’t on our regular menu - the only way to get these exclusive cocktails is by signing up for the Club! Each box also includes a snack prepared by our friends at Part & Parcel and access to our Club website featuring the history of the classic drink, recipes for all four cocktails, plus a video on how to prepare them at home.
Preorder now on our website, but hurry - orders close Monday night! Pickup is Wednesday 10/28 from 2-7. Don’t miss out! *PICK UP: WED 10/28 2-7PM**ORDERS CLOSE 11:00PM MON 10/26*Featured cocktail: The MartinezMaking cocktails at home can be intimidating for some, and the possibilities are often limited by the size of your home bar. When a drink recipe calls for just a spoonful of one particularly expensive ingredient...

🍹Thirsty Thursday Alert!🍹
The MidTown Court is now open for BYOB Wednesday through Sunday! Come enjoy fireside sips & snacks while you people-watch on Main Street. Thanks to @heartofbiddeford for organizing this public food court!

RTD Cocktail Club - Oct 14, 2020 - YouTube

Need your drinks a little stronger these days? So did Count Negroni! LyAnna walks you through making a classic Negroni and three variations in this first installment of the RTD Cocktail Club series.

Don’t forget to sign up for our second installment: The Martinez 🍸 (nope, not a typo). Preorder by Monday for pickup next Wednesday the 28th 💃

The focus of our first RTD Cocktail Club box was the Negroni: a classic cocktail with a disputed backstory. Our second installment focuses on the Martinez, a late 19th century drink with an equally murky history. Get the story on our exclusive Club website when you join! Every membership box includes four different full-size cocktails, a snack from @partparcelme, and the password for our Club site featuring history, how-tos, recipes, and videos.
Preorders are live now! Place your order online or in person at the tasting room by Sunday, 10/25. Pickup is Wednesday the 28th!

Heart of Biddeford

The New Saturday Night! Place an order at your favorite restaurant, grab a warm hat, and take a seat at the Midtown Court (located right outside Round Turn Distilling and Portland Pie, and open to everybody!) Let’s extend the fall fun!

It’s a Maple Toddy & beanie kind of day. MidTown court is open 5-9 tonight! Come spend a cozy evening downtown & enjoy some cocktails to-go by the fire 🍁☕️🔥

Now offering two-serving bottled cocktails! Double the fun, but not double the price. Just select the “Two Servings” option when placing your order. Come grab one to sip at the MidTown Court - and don’t forget a snack! We’ve got @foxfamilypotatochips and Charcuterie Boxes from @partparcelme 🧀

Thank you to everyone who joined the RTD Cocktail Club this round! Don’t forget to pick up your orders today! Members also get 10% off additional purchases made at pickup (excluding gin bottles). Tasting room is open 2-7 ✌️

Congratulations @mgoldenbash 🥳
You can pick up your new cocktail glasses at our tasting room! And to those of you who joined the RTD Cocktail Club this round, we’ll see you tomorrow for pickup! Open 2-7 🍸

The more you know 🌈⭐️ 🐞
Last chance to get in on our first RTD Cocktail Club box! In addition to 4 cocktails & a @partparcelme snack, each membership includes exclusive access to our club webpage featuring recipes, cocktail history, & how-to videos with LyAnna (@onemassivebeehive)! Link in profile to preorder👆

YOU GUYS! We’ve extended preorders one more day! We have a few spots left for this first round of @rtdcocktailclub featuring four versions of Negroni - classic, white, infused, & smoked! ✌️
Link in bio to order! See you Wednesday!

Orders for our first RTD Cocktail Club member box close tonight! Don’t miss out! Click here to place your order:
Pickup is this Wednesday!

The RTD Cocktail Club kicks off this Wednesday! 💥 Preorder only!💥
This first box highlights the Negroni with four different variations. Each box also includes a snack from Part & Parcel and exclusive access to our Club webpage.
💥All preorders must be in by Sunday night - don’t miss out!💥 Order here:

Members of the @rtdcocktailclub receive exclusive access to videos featuring LyAnna (@onemassivebeehive) talking about the story behind the drinks and how to make them at home. 🎥💁🏻‍♀️
Sign up for the first membership box by 11:59pm Sunday 10/11 for pickup Wednesday 10/14! Link in profile to place your order 👆👆👆

Have you signed up for our Cocktail Club yet? Get your orders in by Sunday! The first box features four different cocktails based on the Negroni 🥃
Link in profile to place your order. Pickup is Wed 10/14💥 Don’t miss out!

We’ve got a bunch of fun new stuff this week! Stop by the tasting room to check it out or shop online - we still offer our curbside pickup and can ship most retail items nationwide! And be sure to see our last post to enter our GIVEAWAY and read about our new Cocktail Club! @rtdcocktailclub

Introducing the RTD Cocktail Club, a fun & easy way to explore the world of classic cocktails! Available for pickup twice a month, each member box contains four different ready-to-drink cocktails based on a specific classic drink & a snack from Part & Parcel. You’ll also receive a 10% discount on purchases made at pickup (excluding gin bottles) and exclusive access to our Club webpage featuring cocktail history, recipes, & how-to videos! Our first pickup date is Wednesday, October 14th and the theme is Negronis!
To celebrate the launch of our new membership club, we’re giving away a set of four cocktail glasses: two Nick & Nora & two Rocks🍸🥃
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Don’t forget to sign up for our first membership box! Orders for this round close at 11:59 on Sunday 10/11. Link in bio to shop.

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🕔 Cocktail Hour 🕔
Grab some Martinis from the fridge, get out your @partparcelme snacks, put your favorite music on the hi-fi.... sound like a good Saturday night plan? Make it happen tonight with our bottled cocktails to-go and charcuterie bento boxes. Or enjoy them outside by the fire Fri/Sat from 5-9 and Sun 3-6 at the MidTown Court!
#biddeford #downtownbiddeford

Heart of Biddeford’s Midtown Court is dry and toasty! Grab takeout from your fave downtown spot, pick up some cocktails to-go, and enjoy the sunset!

Now that it’s officially fall, it’s officially toddy season! ☕️
We have our Spiced Maple Toddy & Ginger Chai Toddy available to-go! This week we’ve got a special double serving bottled up for you to take home and mix up in your favorite mug. Just add hot water!🍁
Open 2-7 Friday & Saturday. BYOB at Midtown Court 5-9!

Thrilled to be mentioned in @brianbartels gorgeous new book! We’re so grateful to be part of Maine’s incredible food & beverage community 💙

Midtown Court is 🔥🔥🔥
Come grab a cocktail & snack to enjoy outside! #toasty

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32 Main St
Biddeford, ME

Opening Hours

Tuesday 14:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 14:00 - 19:00
Thursday 14:00 - 19:00
Friday 14:00 - 21:00
Saturday 14:00 - 21:00
Sunday 14:00 - 19:00
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