|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||993/15 ; 909/304 ; 909/299 ; 426/433|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 36 인용 특허 : 3|
A brewing apparatus with a brew basket for holding ingredients in particulate form that contain soluble flavorants delivers a predetermined amount of hot water to a spray head positioned above said brew basket. The spray head has a multiplicity of openings positioned and configured in such a manner that the hot water is sprayed uniformly over the entire surface of the ingredients at a predetermined rate thereby wetting substantially all of the particles of the ingredients and uniformly extracting said solubles.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A brewing apparatus having a brew basket for holding ingredients in particular form that contain soluble flavorants, a heating tank for heating and holding water, and a hot water delivery system for delivering hot water from said tank to said brew basket, said apparatus including a spray head in liquid communication with said water delivery system and positioned above said brew basket, said spray head having a bottom wall in which a first set of openings is positioned to spray water at predetermined rate over a central surfa...