Susan Verberg is an experimental brewer and homesteader located in the gorgeous Finger Lakes, NY region. She fills her days making goat milk soap from her small backyard flock, researching medieval brewing, and growing traditional plants for various purposes, including brewing.

To read more about her all natural goat milk soap, you can check out

To read more about her forays into medieval brewing visit

Booke of Secretes functions, like its historic namesakes, as a depository of transcribed and translated medieval materials of diverse subjects, including medieval brewing. Medieval Mead and Beer will highlight the trials and tribulations of learning more about the medieval sources available, and my trial and errors on how to successfully implement this information in our modern times, as blogged in detail. If you see something here you would like to know more about, check the blog for more detail, or contact me – I am always happy to chat medieval brewing!