|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/299; 099/320; 099/280|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 9 인용 특허 : 9|
A method of making coffee in a drip-type coffee maker includes adding heated water to a brew basket containing coffee grinds, allowing said water to accumulate within the brew basket, and at a predetermined moment opening an aperture in the brew basket to allow the water to drain. In a drip-type coffee maker the aperture in the brew basket has a closure. A controller is operable to move the aperture closure to the open position a predetermined moment after heated water is delivered to the brew basket. The predetermined moment may be when the water in the...
What we claim is: 1. A coffee maker including: a water reservoir, an in-line water heater, a brew basket for receiving coffee grinds, the brew basket having a aperture with a closure controllable between open and closed positions, a water passage between the reservoir and the brew basket, the passage passing through the in-line water heater for delivering heated water to the brew basket, and a controller for moving the closure to the open position when the level of water in the brew basket rises to a level sufficient to fully wet coffee grinds in the br...