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Yorkshire Cooperage

It’s all kicking off on Yorkshire right now. Well, not literally, I mean more from a beer/gin/whisky point of view.

As well as the many, many (successful) craft breweries opening, there’s also a swathe of gin and whisky distilleries too, … 257 more words


Coopers: The Woodworkers of the Whisky World

Nowadays we mostly know the word cooper from the surname (think Anderson, Bradley or Sheldon). But like so many surnames, the name Cooper is actually based on an old craft or profession. 2,104 more words


Inside an Australian cooperage

It’s production time at the A.P. John Coopers in Tanunda, SA. Here’s a look inside the cooperage where artisans create oak barrels. For more insight, see our photo series by… 206 more words


Misty Mystic Seaport (and Touro Synagogue)

I think that between them, the kids did a good job of covering Newport (Julianna here and Elizabeth there), although I will try to write a post that is mostly photos when I have some truly cooperative internet, as I know our photos from the Newport Mansions were a little sparse due to hotel connectivity issues. 1,424 more words

Smoke sticks

For Christmas a couple years ago, I got John a miniature wood cask barrel.  For the person that has everything, it seemed like a great way to ‘age’ your favorite spirit to get that rich oaky mellow flavor.   382 more words


The Cooperage @ Founders Park, Nelson, NZ

I was back in New Zealand for the first time in a number of years this last Christmas. One of Nelson’s little delights is Founders Park. 290 more words