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. 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.

It’s a lovely afternoon in Biddeford ☀️☀️☀️ Toast this sunny spring weather with a cocktail or two, then head next door to Banded Brewing Co. for tacos on the deck! 🍹🌮😎👌🏼

Celebrate Mom by giving her the flowers she really wants! 😉 Chamomile & hops, two of the unique botanicals in #biminigin. Chamomile adds a light floral note with a hint of honey, while the hops create a perfect balance of bitterness and aroma. Pick up a bottle today, or treat Mom to a spring cocktail or two - open until 8pm Sunday. Happy Mother’s Day! 🥂🌼🍃

Have you tried our new Bimini Overproof and Barrel Reserve?
Stop by the tasting room this weekend and take a bottle home! Or stay for a Green Bee - Bimini Gin, lemon, honey, and sage 🌱🐝
🔹Bimini Overproof is a full-flavored and unfiltered version of Bimini, proofed to 111. Perfect for complex cocktails.
🔸Bimini Barrel Reserve No. 1 is rested for 3 months in 3 different kinds of used bourbon barrels, proofed to 101 and bottled unfiltered. Try it in your favorite gin drink or substitute for light or gold rum. @ Round Turn Distilling

Good morning, sunshine 🌞

Come hang out tonight at Trina's Starlite Amesbury! $5 Bimini Gin cocktails and lots of other fun goodies (ponies subject to availability...🐎)

Job Opportunities — Round Turn Distilling

Come work with us! Now searching for friendly & hardworking people for our tasting room. Please send a resume and short cover letter to [email protected] Round Turn Distilling is looking for help in our tasting room! We are searching for creative, friendly, and hardworking people to join our team.

New gins! 🍹
Cupcakes! 🧁
Steam buns! 🍴
Here till 10! 🕙

🏝 Bimini Launch Party 🏝
Join us at the tasting room this Saturday, April 13th, as we debut our two new products, Bimini Overproof and Bimini Barrel Reserve No. 1!
We’ll have new drink specials, cupcakes, AND our friends at Farm To Coast Mobile Kitchen will be serving up steam buns and other snacks from 5-8.
See you Saturday! ✌🏼

Introducing Bimini Overproof & Bimini Barrel Reserve No. 1! Launching this Saturday, April 13th at our tasting room 💥 *limited quantities available*

🔸With Bimini Overproof, bottling unfiltered at 111 proof allows us to dial up the flavors of our summer-inspired botanical recipe. If you like mixing complex cocktails, this is the gin for you.
🔸 Bimini Barrel Reserve No. 1 is Bimini Gin finished in a combination of used bourbon, rum, and apple brandy barrels. Best enjoyed on the kind of day you would wear a sweatshirt to the beach.

Coming soon! #staytuned

Yesterday, Bill Bassett (@bluesinglespeed), our neighbor over at @thinktankbiddeford and one of our dear regulars from the very beginning, presented us with this treasured family heirloom, a D. H. Borwick cocktail shaker from the 1930’s, complete with a set of gorgeous recipe cards. We are truly touched by his generosity, and will display it proudly on our backbar shelves. Thank you so much, Bill, and we wish you all the best on your new adventures! Cheers!
#biddefriends @ Round Turn Distilling

Thyme Collins 🍋🌱🍀

Today only at the tasting room.
#stpatricksday #greendrink #biddeford

#Repost @gin_slinga
Checkity-check it! 🕺🏻 Bimini Gin is kickin’ it at Industry brunch this coming Monday, March 4th from 12-4pm at Trina’s Starlite Lounge in Somerville! I can’t wait to see all your beautiful faces.
TSL loves you...and so do I. 💋 .
@trinastarlite @originbeverage

Last call for Etna Toddies! Come get cozy with our spruce tip & lemon cocktail special before it’s gone! 🍵

The first few ❄️ are flying but we’re here til 9 tonight! Come get cozy 🥃

Bimini Gin, cayenne-cherry grenadine, lime cordial, fresh grapefruit & lime juices, with Owl & Whale Persimmon Bitters and a splash of club soda.
Come take the chill off with this winter warmer 🔥

Winter Menu starts today!
Come enjoy a Pacific Rim, made with pineapple, lime, and a five-spice syrup, and pretend it’s even warmer out ☀️ @ Round Turn Distilling

🏈 Up your G&T game for tomorrow! 🏈 We carry 13 premium tonic options perfect for mixing up at home in the oversized team-branded glassware of your choice 😉 Special tasting room hours, too! Open 12-6 this Sunday afternoon 👍🏼

Polar vortex got you like ⛄️? We’ve got some seriously snuggly sweats and beanies to help keep you toasty (the gin doesn’t hurt, either)! Come check out our merch selection while you enjoy a cocktail or shop online from the comfort of your ice den ❄️ Link in bio👆

We froze some of last spring’s @bandedbrewingco spruce tips for just this very recipe. A warm and comforting version of our Etna Collins with @biminigin, fresh lemon, and a spruce tip simple syrup, served hot in our vintage punch cups! Stop by this weekend and savor a sip of spring!

Tickets are going fast for Thursday 2/7 and Friday 2/8! Saturday 2/9 is sold out but there are still some rooms available. Early Valentine’s? 💘
#Repost @bedfordvillageinn
A little sneak peek at two of this year’s Ice Bar cocktails! The first is called “Bikini Collins” with Butterfly Pea Tea infused Bimini Gin, Rosemary simple, Lemon juice & Soda and we have named the second “Glamorous Jandals”
made with Broken Shed Vodka, White Cranberries, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice & Simple Syrup. We still have tickets available for Thursday (2/7) and Friday (2/8) night. Or, book an overnight stay with us on Saturday (2/9) for guaranteed admission that evening. .
@brokenshed @biminigin #icebar #cocktails #newengland #winebar #tavern #finedining #resort

Sunday Snowday! We’ll be closed 1/20 for the ❄️❄️❄️ but we are open regular hours tonight! Come stock up for the storm and grab a toddy (or two). Open 2-10 ⛄️

It’s National Hot Toddy Day! We’ve got 3 to choose from, including our new Earl Grey Toddy with lemon and orange bitters. Come warm up with us ☕️ open 2-10

Toddy weather ☕️
#biddeford #cocktailhour #madewithbimini

“Local Flavor” at Walkers Maine with Bimini Gin, Maine blueberries, lemon juice, and Orleans Aperitifs from VT. They’re open all this month Thu-Mon 5PM-close.

NYE magic ✨at the tasting room! Open 2-10 tonight, closed tomorrow 🥂

Planning your New Year’s celebration? Stop by the tasting room to stock up for your party or grab a hostess gift! 750ml bottles of @biminigin are $29.99 - but only until 12/31! 🎇

🔸Holiday Hours Reminder🔸
We are back to regular hours this week, and we will be open Monday, 12/31 from 2-10pm. Come kick off your celebration with a cocktail, then head to Banded Brewing Co. for beer (or wine or cider!) and a midnight Resolution toast 🍾
We will be closed Tuesday, 1/1

*** UPDATE: We’ll be open Sunday 12/23 from 12-8 and Monday 12/24 from 12-6!!! ***
Looking for a gift idea? We’ve got lots of options for the Bimini fan on your list! (Or just the cozy sweatshirt fan on your list). Beanies, bandanas, pins, stickers, hoodies, G&T soap(!), cocktail kits, gift boxed bottles, and gift certificates, of course! Open Tuesday through Sunday, and 24/7 online. @ Round Turn Distilling

Weekend Drink Special! Come try this festive cocktail and get those last-minute bottles of Bimini!
🎅🏽Santa’s Little Helper🎅🏽
Bimini Gin, cranberry, lime, cinnamon, bitters

Holiday hours update! We will be open Monday, Christmas Eve, for all your last-minute gin needs, and Monday, NYE, to help ring in 2019! Happy Holidays! 🌟

CONFETTI. A Holiday Craft Bazaar is today!!! 🎉🛍🎁 Second floor of the Pepperell Center from 11-5. We’ll also be opening the tasting room early today 12-8 so come visit!

Looking for a gift idea? We’ve got lots of options for the Bimini fan on your list! (Or just the cozy sweatshirt fan on your list). Beanies, bandanas, pins, stickers, hoodies, G&T soap(!), cocktail kits, gift boxed bottles, and gift certificates, of course! Open Tuesday through Sunday, and 24/7 online. @ Round Turn Distilling

Time to get cozy! Bimini sweatshirts back in stock! Sizes XS to XXL. Beanies, too! ❄️👉🔥 Available at the tasting room and online

Happy 5th Anniversary to the best neighbors around, Banded Brewing Co.! They know how to throw an amazing party - come down and help us celebrate! 🍻 #biddefriends #throwback
1-4: February 2014 Mill Tour
5: Summer Alley Party 2015
6: Halloween 2015
7: Taproom Relaunch 2017
8: @banded_ian, fearless leader, lvl 20 Paladin

Bimini Bandanas! 100% cotton, 22” x 22”. Available now in the tasting room and at
Print design by Lucy Henson @lucillestt

It’s a bit gloomy outside for December, but our sweet & spicy Hot Toddies are perfect for warming up your day ☕️ Open Sundays 2-8

Today’s the day! 🥳 Stop by the mill and try all of @sweetcreamdairy’s collaboration flavors, including a Gimlet Sherbet made with our juniper berries!

Sweetcream Dairy

Excited to partner again with Sweetcream Dairy! Looking forward to Friday! 🍨

Excited to finally serve everything tomorrow!

We are so proud and honored to be part of the downtown community. Every time you choose to shop small, everyone benefits, and we wouldn’t be here without the continued support of our incredible customers. Please join us and all of our #biddefriends and neighbors today and #shopsmall 🎁

Come hide from the snow ☃️
Open 4-9 tonight and Wednesday, closed Thursday, then regular hours all weekend with new later Sundays 2-8!

The Snowbird is back ❄️🕊❄️

Bimini Gin, Coco Lopez, coconut water, lime juice, Angostura bitters


Cozy night for a cocktail 🥃
#madewithbimini #biddeford #mainespirits #makeminefrommaine

☔️ Rainy day activity ☔️
Stop in for a G&T flight, or take home one of our tonic sampler kits for DIY drinks 👌

Named for the summer cottage of the great Eleanor Roosevelt, this stunningly beautiful original cocktail by Sagamore Hill Lounge is a delicious work of art.

The Val-Kill

Bimini Gin
Blueberry Ginger syrup
Cocchi Rosa
Egg white
Angostura garnish

Photo courtesy of Sagamore Hill Lounge

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32 Main St
Biddeford, ME

Opening Hours

Tuesday 16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 16:00 - 21:00
Thursday 16:00 - 21:00
Friday 14:00 - 22:00
Saturday 14:00 - 22:00
Sunday 14:00 - 20:00
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