Fram Ferment
Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5EE

Fram Ferment
Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5EE

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Durham - Dark Angel

Dark Angel - 4.3%

Dark Angel


4.3% abv

Drinks much bigger than 4.3%. A robust and full-bodied stout with coffee roast bitterness and rich caramel notes. Seven different grains including oats create a complex malt body. This is balanced by good old English hops. This stout replaced Black Bishop in our core range.

Abbeydale - Through The Hopback - Delta

Through The Hopback - Delta - 3.9%

Through The Hopback - Delta


3.9% abv

Pale ale single hopped with Delta - a lesser known hop, and one which makes up part of the backing blend for Willamette in Moonshine, now given its own moment to shine! Lightly spicy in character with delicate notes of melon and citrus. Gluten free.

Docks - Docks Bitter

Docks Bitter - 4.3%

Docks Bitter


4.3% abv

A malty fruitcake of a bitter underpinned with a modern hop profile with Centennial, Monroe and Azacca hops giving a fresh citrus edge to a classic bitter. Vegan friendly.

Craft Keg Available

Play - Long Wave

Long Wave - 4.6%

Long Wave


4.6% abv

An easy-drinking hazy pale ale that is soft and delicate but with huge amounts of tropical and piney notes from Idaho 7, and not forgetting it is backed up by the mighty Citra, giving you a lovely grapefruit and passion fruit taste.

Abbeydale - Walk The Loxley Valley

Walk The Loxley Valley - 4.2%

Walk The Loxley Valley


4.2% abv

Expect a soft and juicy pale ale with notes of tangerine from Amarillo hops, and a dry-hop with Sabro hops. A beautifully coconut character and a creamy finish. Collaboration with Loxley Brewery. Gluten free and vegan friendly.

Abbeydale - Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest - 5%



5% abv

Our Oktoberfest festbier is balanced, clean and crisp with a rich, bready aroma and a delicately spicy noble hop character. Full bodied yet Uber quaffable. The perfect partner to a pretzel maybe? Hops: Green Bullet, Tradition and Columbus. Gluten free.

Vault City - Blackberry Buckie Sesh Sour

Blackberry Buckie Sesh Sour - 10.5%

Blackberry Buckie Sesh Sour

Vault City

10.5% abv

A literal sour for the sesh with familiar aromas of sweet, dark stewed fruits and cough medicine, conditioned on juicy blackberries for a big flavour, and a big night. Contains lactose.

Ciders & Perries Available

Elvet Cider - Durham Blend 2022

Durham Blend 2022 - 6.1%

Durham Blend 2022

Elvet Cider

6.1% abv

A crisp, Eastern Counties style dry cider, made with donated apples from across County Durham. Zingy with gooseberry and lime notes. Elvet Cider is a joint venture between the owners of The Station House (Durham), Fram Ferment (Framwellgate Moor), and The Weigh To Shop (Framwellgate Moor) to reduce the amount of apples not being used, and to make clean, drinkable dry cider.

Ascension - Dance Commander

Dance Commander - 3.8%

Dance Commander


3.8% abv

Sour cherries, wild cider and fresh Braeburn juice. What’s not to like?! This tangy and fruity beast was blended and packaged without a name. Loved the flavour and the battle between sharpness and fruity sweetness, but just couldn’t think of a name.

BEARDSpoon - Undecider'd

Undecider'd - 6.5%



6.5% abv

With a sharp tang from the Bramleys, deeper body from the Russets and a sweeter note from the Discoverys, next time you're at the Cider Bar you won't be Undecider'd This is a naturally strong medium blend with an initial sharpness followed by a good body and a hint of sweetness. Kent CAMRA Cider of the year 2019!

Ross On Wye - Foxwhelp 2019

Foxwhelp 2019 - 5.7%

Foxwhelp 2019

Ross On Wye

5.7% abv

Foxwhelp again. It seems the world just cannot get enough of this sour, tangy, zippy, crushing, punchy, powerful acidic number. The big red button for intense, flavoursome cider. This is a pure 2019 vintage year blend, but with all the character that Foxwhelp lovers adore.

Nightingale - Night Bird Cider

Night Bird Cider - 4.9%

Night Bird Cider


4.9% abv

Our sophisticated yet easy drinking namesake, a sparkling fragrant and refreshing cider. A medium wild fermented cider made from dessert and culinary varieties grown on the Nightingales family farm and surrounding orchards.

Coming Soon

Roosters - Yankee

Yankee - 4.3%



4.3% abv

One of the original, new-style, pale ales to be brewed in the UK, Yankee is a modern classic. Light and easy-drinking, it’s a beer that showcases the floral and citrus fruit aromas of the Cascade hop, grown in the Yakima Valley in Washington State, USA, projected against a back drop of soft Yorkshire water and golden promise pale malt. Vegan friendly.

Allendale - Wagtail

Wagtail - 3.8%



3.8% abv

This superbly balanced English bitter is made using only UK ingredients. A floral aroma, hints of seville orange and spiced dried fruit, with biscuit and toffee notes.

McColl's - Fest

Fest - 5% (keg)

Fest (keg)


5% abv

A festival lager brewed to celebrate Oktoberfest that combines Continental malted barley and classic noble German hops. The result is a darker, richer beer with more pronounced malt flavours.This amber lager offers bready notes, sweetness and toasted malt character in abundance, with a mild hop aroma and a solid supporting bitterness.

Vaux - Gold Rush

Gold Rush - 6.9% (keg)

Gold Rush (keg)


6.9% abv

West Coast IPA weighing in at a respectable 6.9% ABV. It has a nice thick white head that clings to the side of the glass nicely. The hops come through first with flavours of pine, grapefruit and dried orange peel. There's a nice biscuity malt character, a moderate bitterness and a nice dry finish. Vegan friendly.

Vaux - German Pilsner

German Pilsner - 4.5% (keg)

German Pilsner (keg)


4.5% abv

Our first Pilsner here at Vaux, we stuck with the classic style of a German Pils, using Hallertau Mittelfruh hops and a traditional German Lager yeast straight. Expect a super light, straw coloured, smooth Lager that is incredibly well balanced, easy drinking and crisp as can be!

Also Available

Foreign Keg

Hofbrau Munich Lager 3.3%

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Fram Ferment is in the Durham CAMRA branch area.