Key points gleaned from the Abbot Ale website: Water extracted from chalk wells. Mashed at 146F - 149F (on the low side). Mash and sparge takes 3-4 hours. 60 minute boil. Whirlpool hops BEFORE chilling. Fermented for longer. 5% ABV. Amber Mahogany color and a rich malty taste. Pale Malt, Amber Malt, Crystal. Targeting 13 SRM, and ~30 IBUs.