England’s Only Master Cooper Seeks Apprentice

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The last master cooper in England, Alastair Simms of White Rose Cooperage in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, has no takers looking to carry on the tradition of barrel making. With microbrewing and artisan cideries increasing the demand for oak barrels, the time couldn’t be better for an enterprising young Briton to take the reins.

[H/T The Telegraph]


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