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A bottle of Mars


Released initially in August 2014 as the first beer in the Bell’s Planets Series, Mars (The Bringer of War) is a double IPA with a complex hop character and a malty backbone. Mars returned again in 2017 and 2021.

Flavor Profile

A juicy orange slice
A strawberry, apple and blueberries
A sketch of a hop
A tropical palm tree
Tropical, Citrus, Berry, Resinous Hop Notes

Beer Info

Hopped at a ratio of about 3.4 pounds of hops per barrel, the recipe for Mars was developed from a trial batch called Larry’s Latest Double IPA brewed in our original brewery located adjacent to the Eccentric Café in downtown Kalamazoo.

Alcohol By Volume: 10.10%
Shelf Life: 3 months
Ingredients: Water, Malt, Hops, House Ale Yeast
IBUs: 85
Original Gravity:

Available Packages

12 ounce bottle

6 pack

A draught handle


Recommended Glassware

A snifter glass