New Delhi Freight Train (IPA)
New Delhi Freight Train is brewed to honor the classic English India pale ales. In the days of sailing ships, IPA was brewed in England to be shipped to India and the preservative effects of hops and alcohol were needed to withstand the long journey. While certainly a very hoppy and strong beer it is slightly less so than the huge American style IPA’s. Flowery, assertive hops are balanced by a firm malt platform. NDFT is a signature series of Chris Erickson.
NEW DELHI FEIGHT TRAIN AWARDS
North American Brewers Fest 1999 – Bronze