Shot Spirits Corporation Signs a National Distribution Agreement with Apple Rush Co., Inc.

LEESBURG, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Shot Spirits Corporation (Pink Sheets: SSPT) is pleased to announce that the Company has signed a distribution agreement with Apple Rush Corp., Inc. (Pink Sheets: APRU). Under this agreement Shot Spirits Corporation plans to distribute Apple Rush Organic Juice in bottles and cans to their network of hotels, bars and restaurant customers.

The agreement between Shot Spirits Corporation and Apple Rush Co., Inc. states that Shot Spirits will serve as a non exclusive sales and distribution representative for products produced and sold by Apple Rush. The territory assigned to Shot Spirits, for the sale of Apple Rush’s products will be within the United States and Canada. Shot Spirits customers include companies such as Bacardi, Pernod-Ricard, Smith & Wollensky, Chili’s and On The Border franchisees and more.

The organic food market has become more popular since early 2002 and is estimated to reach $70.2 billion globally according to Just-Food. The U.S. organic market is a multibillion dollar market and is projected to increase 27 percent annually. Shot Spirits Corporation has built great relationships in the multibillion dollar hospitality industry with Shotpaks® and GuestMetrics, its bar and restaurant data mining subsidiary.

“We are looking forward to Shot Spirits Corporation opening up new markets for us,” stated Robert Corr, CEO of Apple Rush Co., Inc. “We believe that this agreement with Shot Spirits Corporation will greatly enhance our plans for nationwide distribution of our organic drinks.”

“We are excited about our new arrangement with Apple Rush, which will increase our revenues and add to our bottom line,” stated Brian P. Barrett, President, CEO of Shot Spirits Corporation.

About Apple Rush Co., Inc.:

Apple Rush Company, Inc. is a producer of Organic 100% Juice Sparkling Beverages. The company markets its products through an extensive distribution network of nearly 40 distributors throughout the U.S. and in foreign markets. The Company’s flagship product line of Organic Apple Rush™ Sparkling Beverages currently has six mainstream flavors in glass bottles and the top three sellers Original Apple, Pomegranate and Cranberry in cans. For more information on Apple Rush Co., Inc. visit:

About Shot Spirits Corporation:

Shot Spirits Corporation has operations through its two wholly owned subsidiaries, Shot Spirits Corporation, Inc. and GuestMetrics, Inc. Shot Spirits Corporation, Inc. is a beverage company focused on products for the on premise and off premise market place. GuestMetrics, Inc. ( is a leading provider of customer insight solutions for the hospitality and its suppliers and distributors. The GuestMetrics software is fully integrated with the leading point of sale (POS) systems and allows hospitality providers at every level of the market to improve business operations.