|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||426/231 ; 426/435 ; 426/597|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 25 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.
[ What I claim is:] [1.] A method of brewing tea in volume in an automatic brewing machine having a brewing station and a collection canister for receiving hot brewed tea and dilutant water comprising the steps of:(a) timing the brewing of hot brewed tea in said brewing station from an initial time through delivery of a specified quantity of hot brewed tea to said canister;(b) introducing liquid flavoring into said canister at a preselected rate for a specified time from said initial time to provide a predetermined quantity of said flavoring in said cani...