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Plenty of “pin-terest” in Theakston’s mini Christmas casks!

Coopers at a North Yorkshire brewery are creating plenty of “pin-terest” with their mini Christmas casks. T&R Theakston Ltd’s brewery craft cooper, Jonathan Manby, and his apprentice, Euan Findlay, have been spending the last few weeks of the year making traditional wooden “pins”, which will be filled with the world-renowned Theakston’s

Country’s only apprentice brewery craft cooper makes public debut at Great Yorkshire Show

The country’s only apprentice brewery craft cooper will be making his public debut this month at one of the country’s most important agricultural shows. Euan Findlay, 19, who is indentured to T&R Theakston Ltd, is joining his mentor, brewery craft cooper Jonathan Manby, on the firm’s stand at the Great Yorkshire

Theakston’s craftsman made Company Of Coopers Liveryman

A Masham brewery cooper’s 20 years of dedication and service to the ancient craft has been honoured by one of London’s oldest and best known trade organisations. T&R Theakston Ltd’s Jonathan Manby – the country’s last remaining brewery-based craft cooper – has been made a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of

Theakston’s Cooper turns out “pin” sized Christmas crackers

A North Yorkshire brewery’s cooper has been turning his hand to creating scores of ‘pin’-sized Christmas crackers. Jonathan Manby, from Masham-based T&R Theakston Ltd, has spent the last month making and shaping traditional wooden casks called “pins”, which will be filled with the family-owned firm’s best-selling Old Peculier ale. Each pin holds