SOURCE: Black Art Beverage, Inc.

Black Art Beverage, Inc.

October 02, 2009 16:15 ET

Black Art Beer Announces Agreement With Glazer's Distributors

Black Art Adds Distribution to 11 States

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - October 2, 2009) - Black Art Beverage, Inc. ("Black Art") (PINKSHEETS: BLVI) is pleased to announce Black Art beer has entered into an agreement with Glazer's distributors. Glazer's currently operates in 11 states, and is one of the nation's largest distributors of wine, spirits and malt products and has operations in Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Texas. The company forecasts these States to generate revenue in excess of $5,000,000 combined within the next 12 months.

Ras Moses, President of Black Art Importers, stated, "This is an extremely exciting time in the short history of Black Art. Having Glazer's distributors as a partner in building our brand and increasing sales will surely be a benefit and driver towards success. We are grateful to the Glazer's family of companies and look forward to maximizing our new distribution and product availability on a national scale."

John Adams, Executive Vice President of Black Art Importers, added, "Mike Coffman, our Chief Operating Officer, has worked with major grocery and warehouse chains such as Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Safeway, A&P, and others. He and his team have been diligently building our distribution network throughout the United States while we negotiate with regional and national grocery and convenience chains to make Black Art beer available to the masses. We will be making an announcement regarding those efforts and related contracts in the coming days."

About Glazer's Distributors

Glazer's Family of Companies successfully operates 40 branch offices in 11 states. In each of our markets, we're committed to being the preferred provider of beverage alcohol products. Our commitment to building brands, our strategic focus on marketing solutions and our passion for outstanding service drive our high performance and results-producing culture. Our Corporate headquarters are in Addison, Texas, a suburb adjacent to North Dallas.

About Black Art Beer

Black Art Beer is produced in Germany and exported to the United States exclusively through Black Art Importers. Black Art's current products include the flagship Black Art beer, a dark premium pilsner, and Black Art Gold, a smooth and light pilsner. Other styles and draft keg beer is forthcoming. For more information, please visit: www.blackartbeer.com.

About Black Art Beer Importers, Inc.

Black Art Importers is a Florida corporation engaged in the business of distributing the Black Art brand. Black Art Beer Importers, Inc. is a wholly owned operating company of Black Art Beverage, Inc.

About Braustolz Brauerie AG.

Black Art pilsner beers are brewed and bottled by Braustolz GmbH in Germany. Braustolz has been in operation since 1868, brewing beer according to the German Purity Laws of 1516, which results in superior quality. Braustolz is a wholly owned subsidiary of a Brewery Group headed by Kulmbacher Brewery all based in Germany.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements made in this press release that are not historical facts constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements rely on a number of assumptions concerning future events, many of which are outside of the Company's control, and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from opinions and expectations. All information in this release is as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in the Company's expectations.

For further information regarding Black Art's business, please refer to the "Information and Disclosure Statement" available on www.pinksheets.com. Additional information about Black Art is available on the World Wide Web at www.blackartbeer.com.

Contact Information

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