|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/295; 099/302.R; 426/433; 426/077|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 184 인용 특허 : 4|
In a method and apparatus for brewing a beverage from a dry beverage medium contained in a disposable cartridge, the cartridge is initially pierced and vented by a tubular outlet probe, and then pierced by a tubular inlet probe. Heated liquid is admitted to the cartridge interior via the inlet probe for combination with the beverage medium to produce a beverage, and the beverage is extracted from the cartridge via the outlet probe.
1. In a single serve beverage brewer wherein a beverage medium is contained in a disposable cartridge having a yieldably piercable lid and base, and wherein the cartridge lid is pierced by a tubular inlet probe through which heated liquid is admitted into the cartridge interior for combination with the beverage medium to produce a beverage, and the cartridge base is pierced by a tubular outlet probe through which the beverage is extracted from the cartridge, the improvement comprising: a brewing chamber structured and dimensioned to removably retain s...