|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||99/280 ; 99/300 ; 99/3231 ; 99/3233|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 27 인용 특허 : 0|
A control circuit and method for brewing and storing sweetened tea in large volume using an automatic tea brewing apparatus utilizes a separate timer to control the introduction of a liquid flavoring agent into the canister. The timer is initiated at the same time as the brewing apparatus and introduces the viscous syrup at the same time as the hot tea is introduced to the canister. The apparatus introduces the flavoring agent and dilutant water through a common line such that the line is purged of flavoring agent as each canister of tea is prepared.
A control circuit for a tea brewer to selectively enable the brewing of sweetened or unsweetened tea, wherein the tea brewer has a collection canister, a brewing station, and is connected to a water source and a source of a liquid sweetener, comprising in combination: (a) a selector switch for selectively brewing sweetened or unsweetened tea operatively connected to a source of electrical power to selectively connect said source to the control circuit; (b) a first timer for controlling the time of brew of tea in said brewing station, electrically connect...