In contrast to the wine and vineyards of Margaret River, the area has a burgeoning craft beer sector, with boutique breweries springing up all over the place. The laid-back vibe of a brewery makes it ideal for families with children to spend a day in the Margaret River Region.
These brewpubs in the neighborhood are a must-see if you’re an aficionado of beer. Make a point to visit as many breweries as possible in a single day, or spend some time getting to know each one’s brews. Consider hiring a private driver so that you can enjoy yourself!
Here is a list of top Margaret River breweries for you to visit:
1. Margaret River Brewhouse:
Margaret River Brewhouse is located amid the woods just outside of town. They have a diverse and well-executed craft beer and food menu, including a roti cheeseburger, beer-battered fish, and a lemon ricotta starter with burned honey and flatbread.
2. Eagle Bay Brewing Co.
For those searching for the South’s best views while sipping a craft beer, go no farther than the brewpub at Eagle Bay Brewing Co. They also have a decent lunch buffet, a helpful staff, and a small playground for kids to keep them happy while you explore their craft beer offerings.
3. Cheeky Monkey Brewery & Cidery:
Cheeky Monkey Brewery & Cidery stands out as one of the most scenic on this list of the greatest breweries in the Margaret River region. You can enjoy the brewery’s numerous award-winning beers with an on-site restaurant while eating tasty food. They also have a separate area for Burton Wines who do a wine tasting for guests
Beerfarm is a must-visit if you want your brews foamy and your host’s fun. Founded by a group of Aussie brewers with a strong commitment to environmental sustainability, their focus on good times and excellent beer is unmatched. There’s usually something going on in the brewpub for people of all ages, and they serve up some awesome burgers
5. Colonial Brewing Co.
Margaret River’s newest brewery, Colonial Brewing Co., is known for its delicious ciders and sour brews. Make sure to sample the Pale Ale, a light and refreshing craft beer that everyone should have on hand in the brewpub. As the brewery is located in a rural area, the crew is always available to answer your inquiries and explain the beers.
Black Brewing Co has come a long way from its modest beginnings, slinging brews inspired by the Indian Ocean and a passion for Western Australia. Be sure to stop by their location in Wilyabrup to enjoy their cool craft beers and a few snacks. Menu items include honey sriracha buffalo fried chicken, lager battered fish and chips or a refreshing WA cured salmon ceviche for a long day with a few drinks. If you’re more interested in the spirits while you’re there, you may also visit Dune Distilling Co.