Cowaramup Brewing Company opened in December 2006. The brewpub is family owned and is located in a picturesque rural setting on North Treeton Road, 4kms east of Bussell Highway in the Margaret River region in Western Australia.
The name Cowaramup originates from the Aboriginal word Cowara, which is the native name for the purple crowned lorikeet, this bird is featured on the logo for Cowaramup Brewing Company.
The venue consists of the 8hl brewhouse, bar and restaurant with an excellent menu focusing on local produce, its grounds are family friendly with a kids play area adjacent to the shaded decking and grassed area. Behind the scenes brewery tours are available by appointment and finish with a tasting paddle of beers matched with a selection of food.
The brewery offers a range of six hand crafted ales and lagers along with a selection of local wines. The most popular beer is Cowaramup Pilsener – a German style Pilsener moderately bitter with a crisp refreshing finish. Other beer styles available at the brewery include; Cowaramup Hefeweizen – a Bavarian unfiltered wheat beer. Cowaramup Lightsign Summer Ale – an easy drinking ale with tropical fruit aroma. Cowaramup Special Pale Ale – an English style ale, brewed with generous amounts of Maris Otter barley and Goldings hops. A moderately bitter, strong pale ale. Cowaramup India Pale Ale – an English style IPA, brewed with Australian ale malt, dry hopped with Bramling Cross. A moderately bitter, strong pale ale. Cowaramup Porter – a substantial, malty dark ale with complex and flavoursome roast characters.