Debbie Word

Founder, Chemist Gin

Maker: Beverage Professional

Debbie is the founder and co-owner of Chemist Gin and Antidote. With a background in architecture and distilling, she brings her love for traditional style and craft spirits to The South Slope in Asheville.

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