Íþróttakona Elska á Fjárfelli

Guild Role: Region 5 Representative

Home Group: Dominion of Myrkfaelinn


  • Mead (specifically cyser/melomel)
  • Using Natural Ingredients
  • Historic Yeast Preservation
  • Brewing Documentation

Other Brewing-related Interests: Honey Beers (Braggots); Vinegars, Hops cultivation and other homegrown brewing ingredients; Bee keeping, especially top bar hives.

Brewing Awards:

  • 2015 Ice Dragon 1st Novice Brewing
  • 2016 Ice Dragon 2nd Novice Brewing
  • 2016 IKBG Pennsic Hive Mead; Apprentice Level
  • 2016 IKBG Pennsic Maple Mead; Journeyman Level
  • 2017 B&BB4 Overall Winner (hive mead)

Contact: susanverberg AT gmail DOT com

Facebook: Susan Verberg

Elska started brewing mead before ever discovering the SCA, about 2012-2013. As hobby homesteaders, her husband and herself have ample access to quality fruits and vegetables and fermenting some of them seemed to be the next thing to do (how many jars of jam does one household need...). As European immigrants they brought their tastes and interests with them and quickly started growing European style fruits like currants, gooseberries and elderberries - the same fruits used in medieval times. For the past four seasons they have also tried their hands at beekeeping, but after losing their hives two seasons in a row they are patiently waiting to catch another swarm to pollinate their gardens and orchard - and put up more honey for her stash of meads.

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