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Story: Brugan
Episode: 5
Presenter: Carmen Braidwood
Air Date: 21 November 2021

Carmen takes a wander during her journey around Harvey through the historic Wokalup Tavern. From old to new – this venue will surprise you!

  • Out the back of The old Wokalup pub, is the new Brugan – an independent brewhouse.
  • The Old Wokalup Pub is a beautiful heritage country tavern built in 1907.
  • Brugan is the home to cold, fresh beers, and food designed to bring your whole travelling party together.
  • Owners, Bruce Hathway and Megan Hardwick, took over the old Wokalup Tavern, with a dream of starting a craft brewery out the back of an old country pub.
  • Brugan is set in picturesque green rolling hills in Wokalup surrounded by beef and milking cattle on the southwestern highway. Hence, is easily accessible.
  • Their restoration and modernisation process began back in 2020 and Brugan officially opened in July 2021.
  • At Brugan they grow their own hops, which allows them to use their own fresh hop flowers when in season.
  • Fresh beers brewed on premise such as IPA, Kolsch, Amber Ale, Porter, Citrus Sour Mid strength IPA, Hazy IPA.
  • Their new brewery style menu consists of dishes like; sous vide whole BBQ chickens and lamb shoulders, cream cheese stuffed jalapeños wrapped in streaky bacon with some old tavern favorites such as Chicken Parmi & Red Spotted Emperor Fish & Chips.
  • It’s a family-style venue with an outdoor playground.

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