About

Kate Cone at the Maine Beer Company

Kate Cone at the Maine Beer Company. BDN | Troy Bennett

Kate Cone is the author of “What’s Brewing in New England: A Guide to Brewpubs and Microbreweries,” published by Downeast Books in October, 2016. Her first craft beer book of the same title was published in 1997.

She has a Master of Fine Arts degree from University of Southern Maine and also writes mysteries, yet unpublished.

An alumna of Colby College,  Kate has made Maine her home for over 30 years, and thinks it’s hands down the best place on earth to be. She now lives in Waterville with her husband Patrick.