This recipe by Diana, called “The Presidents of the United States” went on to win 1st Place in the Whitbier and Belgian Specialty category at the 2014 NJ State Fair SCUBA Competition.

Neither of these recipes use a ginger bug, so they’re good for people that are too impatient or scared to grow a ginger bug. There are two variations here.

This recipe is courtesy of Tyler. It’s a cream ale with chipotle and specialty grains, and won first place at the 2012 Hoboken Chili Cook-off & Homebrew Competition. The spice makes for a very unique flavor.