SOURCE: Black Art Beverage, Inc.

Black Art Beverage, Inc.

October 05, 2009 06:00 ET

Black Art Beer Debuts in Chicago Metropolitan Market

Black Art Distribution Focused on 10 Counties Surrounding Greater Chicago

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - October 5, 2009) - Black Art Beverage, Inc. ("Black Art") (PINKSHEETS: BLVI) is pleased to announce Black Art beer will debut in Chicago and its surrounding 10 county area. The ten counties are: Cook, DuPage, Iroquois, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Vermilion, and Will. The company has entered into an agreement with Wein-Bauer Distributors and is scheduled to have product in the respective counties within the next 8 weeks with projected sales for the first 12 months to be in excess of $1,000,000 for the combined 10 counties. Black Art has scheduled promotional events throughout the Chicago market and will be announcing those events on its website along with a supporting media marketing campaign.

John Adams, Executive Vice President of Black Art Importers, stated, "Demand for Black Art has increased dramatically and has influenced our adding of distribution channels at a more aggressive schedule. We will continue to add distribution to meet demand as we begin to penetrate national grocery chains and convenience stores. Making Black Art available at super markets across the country is critical to the brand's success and we will me making an announcement regarding those efforts shortly."

About Wein-Bauer, Inc.

Wein-Bauer Distribution maintains a 25,000 square foot warehousing facility conveniently situated in an industrial area just two blocks south of O'Hare Airport. The company fills a market niche in the United States through importation of fine European wines, spirits and premium beer. For more information, please visit: www.weinbauer.com

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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