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One of Englands last coopers at work at Theakstons brewery in Masham in Yorkshire.<br />
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Jonathan Manby hand crafts the barrels from oak wood in his workshop before they are filled by the precious ale.<br />
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The advent of steel barrels has seen the decline of the once widespread art of cooperage but Theakstons believe the unique flavour of an oak barrel is still worth the extra effort involved in keeping the craft alive.