10 Most Outstanding Breweries in Busselton

Now you have found your Busselton accommodation with us at Amalfi Resort, why not check out what other things you can do in the Busselton region?

Are you looking to experience the best of the Margaret River craft beer scene during your stay here at the Amalfi Resort Busselton? Then check out our top ten must-visit breweries, where you’ll discover a thriving craft beer culture alongside world-class wineries.

From hoppy IPAs to crisp lagers, the region boasts a diverse range of exceptional craft beers just waiting to be tasted and enjoyed.
So why not add a brewery tour to your itinerary and discover the unique flavours of the local brews?

Here are our top ten favourite local Breweries in the Busselton area, in no particular order:

Bootleg Brewery

Nestled among the majestic trees of Wildberry Road in Wilyabrup, Bootleg Brewery is a must-visit for any beer enthusiast in the Margaret River region.

As one of the oldest craft breweries in Busselton, Western Australia. Bootleg Brewery has earned a well-deserved reputation for its impressive selection of multi-award-winning beers carefully crafted with locally sourced ingredients. For more on locally sourced produce, check out the Origins Market – you will be amazed!

From the expertly aged full-bodied Raging Bull Imperial IPA, which has been aged in cabernet merlot barrels, to the refreshing and easy-drinking Settlers Pale Ale, which features a light earthy hop bitterness and a well-rounded malt base, there is indeed a beer for every taste preference at Bootleg Brewery.

But it’s not just the beer that makes Bootleg Brewery a standout destination.

The family-friendly atmosphere and gorgeous natural setting make it the perfect place to relax and unwind with loved ones. So whether you’re a seasoned beer lover or simply looking for a unique and unforgettable experience in Margaret River, Bootleg Brewery is an excellent choice.

Rocky Ridge Brewing Co

Located just a stone’s throw from the iconic Busselton Jetty on Marine Terrace, Rocky Ridge Brewing Co’s Taphouse is one of the must-visit Breweries in Busselton destination for any craft beer enthusiast.

With an impressive selection of 25 taps pouring delicious, small-batch brews that are often experimental and unique, there is always something new and exciting to try.

Indulge in the Ace IPA, a well-balanced and bold brew that bursts with flavours of pine, mango, and passionfruit, perfectly complemented by a malty depth that lingers on the palate. Or, experience the classic Pilsner, a crisp and refreshing tribute to the traditional lager, boasting herbaceous noble hop notes and a clean finish that’s perfect for a hot summer day.

But it’s not just about the beer at Rocky Ridge. They also offer wine from the legends at LS Merchants, takeaway tins, tap refills, and bottles of wine.
And if you’re feeling peckish. there are also great burgers and sides from their collaboration with Margaret River Burger Co.

Cheeky Monkey Brewery

Located on scenic Caves Road in Wilyabrup, Cheeky Monkey Brewery is a must-visit destination for beer lovers looking for a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.

The brewery is all about brewing easy-drinking, approachable beers perfect for enjoying with friends and family over a casual lunch or afternoon drink.

Their craft beer offerings include the delicious Mango and coconut Pastry Sour. Which delivers a juicy tropical flavour with sweet mango and a hint of coconut, as well as the full-flavoured Hazy IPA with hints of pawpaw and pineapple.

But beer isn’t the only thing on the menu at Cheeky Monkey Brewery. The brewery also offers a selection of ciders and wines and mouthwatering burgers and meals from their award-winning restaurant. And with an impressive playground on-site, parents can relax and unwind while the kids play for free.

So whether you’re a beer lover or just looking for a fun day out with the family. Cheeky Monkey Brewery is the perfect destination.

Eagle Bay Brewing Co

Eagle Bay Brewing Co is a must-visit family-owned brewery and restaurant on the picturesque Eagle Bay Road in Eagle Bay, Western Australia. This brewery’s unwavering commitment to sourcing and using locally grown hops and barley in its handcrafted beers ensures the highest quality and freshest ingredients in each batch.

They have a fantastic selection of beers on tap and offer wine and food, making it a one-stop shop for refreshment needs. The brewery caters to families, and they have recently installed a brand-new playground on-site. So you can relax and enjoy your drinks while your kids play in a safe and fun environment.

Eagle Bay Brewing Co.’s handcrafted beers are brewed in small batches. They are preservative-free, allowing the authentic flavours and aromas of the hops and barley to shine through.

The Kolsch is a well-balanced beer with subtle fruity characters from the hops. Making it an all-time favourite. The Indian Pale Ale, on the other hand, is jam-packed with tropical fruit aromas, a subtle malt base, and plenty of citrus bitterness. Making it a standout beer that’s not to be missed.

With its stunning location, excellent beer selection, and family-friendly atmosphere. It’s a perfect spot to spend an afternoon with loved ones while enjoying some of the best beers Western Australia offers.

CBCo Brewery

CBCo Brewery is one of the largest craft breweries in Busselton, Western Australia, with locations in both Margaret River and Port Melbourne. You will find the  Margaret River microbrewery on Bramley Brook Valley, just 8 km northeast of the city.

CBCo is renowned for producing award-winning beers, including their fantastic Pale Ale and Porter. But what sets them apart is their ever-changing range of seasonal and limited-release brews, which are always exciting and worth trying.

At CBCo, the motto is “UNcomplicated, Unpretentious, but never UNinteresting. Visitors can enjoy live music on weekends and practice their swing at the golf driving range. Or let the kids run wild on the playground.

The seasonal menu is inspired by beer culture. It includes various delicious options, such as handmade pizza, mouth-watering burgers, and mez plates for sharing.

So, whether you’re a seasoned beer enthusiast or just looking for a fun day out with the family. CBCo Brewery is a must-visit destination. With its picturesque location, friendly atmosphere, and incredible brews and bites. CBCo will satisfy your cravings for great beer and good times.

Cowaramup Brewing Company

The Cowaramup Brewing Company, nestled on Treeton Road North, is a gem among breweries. This relaxed establishment exudes a delightful atmosphere, creating the perfect ambience for a cold beer.

You will want to experience their German Pilsner, an exceptional brew with a noble hop aroma and subtle graininess. Equally impressive is their Hefeweizen, an unfiltered wheat beer with a light gold hue and a fruity banana aroma that transports you straight to Bavaria.

If you’re feeling adventurous, you must sample their barrel-aged beers. They’re a cut above the rest. But the show’s real star is Reggie Mandarina, A unique brew that makes a seasonal appearance in summer. Trust us; it’s worth the visit!

For the curious, brewery tours are available to showcase the intricacies of the brewing process. Alternatively, simply watch through the viewing window at the brewery entrance, Where you can witness the magic firsthand.

Black Brewing Co

Situated in Wilyabrup on Caves Road,  Black Brewing Co. is a state-of-the-art brewery that prides itself on producing exceptional beers with a strong focus on sustainability. Their commitment to quality is evident in every sip.

You must try their Session Ale – a refreshingly crisp beer with grapefruit and melon tones that’s perfect for a hot summer day. For a more adventurous palate, the Strata IPA is a standout. Bursting with juicy pineapple and berry flavours, Session Ale is sure to tantalise your taste buds.

And, if you’re looking for something exceptional, their barrel-aged beers and collaborations with other breweries are simply divine.

But the beer is only the beginning. Black Brewing Co’s restaurant is ideal for a satisfying lunch or dinner, a late afternoon craft beer and bar snack, or a laid-back family gathering in the beer garden.

Take advantage of the boutique gin tastings and cocktail-making events, which offer a unique experience you will remember. Whether you’re a craft beer enthusiast or simply looking for a fun and memorable outing,

Black Brewing Co is one of the must-visit Breweries in Busselton destination, which will not disappoint. So visit them today on Caves Rd, and discover the magic for yourself.

Wild Hop Brewing Company

Nestled in the scenic Yallingup Hills, Wild Hop Brewing Company is a craft brewery that prioritises quality over quantity. As a family-owned and operated business, they welcome everyone, from families and their pets to the most ardent beer enthusiasts.

Wild Hop Brewing Company is committed to sustainability and ethical practices. They brew their beers using natural ingredients and traditional techniques, producing exceptional, environmentally friendly brews.

Their dedication to innovation and creativity is reflected in their constantly evolving range of flavours and styles, ensuring that there is always something new and exciting to experience.

With a wide selection of beers, you will want to take advantage of their hazy IPAs, fruit-infused kettle sours, or their ever-popular Short Shorts Czech Pilsner – a slightly malt-forward pilsner that’s a crowd favourite.

Whether you’re a beer lover looking to expand your palate or simply searching for a refreshing pint, Wild Hop Brewing Company is the perfect destination. So head down to Wildwood Rd and experience the magic for yourself!

Brewhouse Margaret River

Sitting on the banks of the Margaret River, Brewhouse Margaret River is one of the must-visit breweries in Busselton. You can find this one on Bussell Highway. Dedicated to sourcing local ingredients, Brewhouse is a dedicated small-batch brewery. Resulting in exceptional beers that showcase the best of the region.

Their Red IPA is a tropical paradise with bold stone fruit and citrus flavours. At the same time, the Kolsch German-style ale offers a light bitterness with a subtle fruity character.

Finally, take advantage of their Australian Pale Ale, a fantastic craft beer that’s a favourite among patrons. But the show’s real stars are their seasonal and limited-release beers, which are always worth trying.

Enjoy live music every Sunday at Brewhouse Margaret River, with an impressive line-up of local talent. Be sure to check out their gig guide on their website for the latest information.

The onsite restaurant boasts a varied menu featuring delicious wood-fired pizzas, juicy burgers, and delectable shared plates that pair perfectly with their brews.

Whether you’re looking for a laid-back afternoon spent sipping beer and soaking in the atmosphere or a night of lively entertainment, Brewhouse Margaret River is the ideal destination.

Located at the base of the iconic Busselton Jetty on Foreshore Parade, Shelter Brewing Co is a must-visit destination with a relaxed vibe and excellent atmosphere.

Their Root Stout is a fan favourite, boasting a delicious earthy and bitter flavour. The Extra Pale Ale is another standout, packing a hoppy, tropical punch that’s sure to please.

But Shelter Brewing Co is more than just a beer lover’s paradise. Their south-west inspired wine list is a real treat for wine enthusiasts, and their prime seafront location offers stunning ocean views. The onsite restaurant also serves delicious fare for the whole family, including mouth-watering woodfired pizzas and handmade burgers.

With a welcoming atmosphere, Shelter Brewing Co is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing afternoon with friends and family. Kids and pets are always welcome, making it an ideal destination for a day out with the whole crew.

Last Thoughts

The Busselton area is home to a diverse range of craft breweries producing outstanding beers. From established breweries like Bootleg Brewery and CBCo to smaller, experimental breweries like Rocky Ridge Brewing Co and Wild Hop Brewing Company, there is something for every beer lover in the region.

What sets these breweries in Busselton apart is their commitment to quality and sustainability. Many use locally sourced ingredients, while others focus on reducing their carbon footprint using renewable energy and rainwater.

This dedication to sustainability ensures that the beers are of the highest quality and contribute to preserving the region’s natural beauty.

Visitors to the area can enjoy tastings and tours of the breweries and a meal with a few beers in the on-site restaurants and bars. So whether you’re a seasoned beer connoisseur or just looking to try something new, the Busselton area’s craft breweries are worth a visit.

If you’re more of a wine connoisseur, check out our article on the top 10 Vineyards to visit in Busselton while you stay at Amalfi Resort, your best choice for Busselton accommodation. 

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