Founded in 2015, Round Turn Distilling is located on the coast of Maine in a 150 year old textile mill. Bimini Gin is made and bottled by hand.
The Bimini name was inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s novel “Islands in the Stream” set in the 1930s on the island of Bimini in the Bahamas. The main character drinks gin with coconut water, lime, and angostura bitters while relaxing in the shade on his boat.
Without the heavy oak and char qualities of new barrels, the familiar botanical notes of Bimini Gin are enhanced rather than overshadowed. The citrusy notes of hops and grapefruit are intensified with hints of salinity. The juniper upfront mingles with tree fruit in the middle palate and then subsides into a lingering caramel and vanilla finish.