|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 158 인용 특허 : 5|
A brewer operates during a brew cycle to brew a beverage by infusing heated liquid with a dry beverage medium contained in a single serve disposable cartridge. During the brew cycle, the cartridge is contained in a cup-shaped housing closed by a lid. Rotation of the cartridge within the housing is resisted by locating surfaces arranged to interengage with at least one surface irregularity in the cartridge sidewall. Inlet and outlet probes pierce the cartridge and serve, respectively, to admit the heated liquid and to remove the served beverage.
1. In an apparatus for brewing a beverage by infusing heated liquid with a beverage medium contained in a single serve disposable cartridge, a holder for containing said cartridge, said holder comprising: a cup-shaped housing for removably receiving said cartridge, said housing having a side wall configured and dimensioned to surround a side wall of said cartridge; locating means for rotabaly fixing said cartridge in said housing, said locating means comprising at least one projection in one of the side walls of said cartridge and housing, said proje...