|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/279; 099/289.0R; 099/297; 099/299; 099/287; 099/283; 426/433|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 38 인용 특허 : 131|
An embodiment of a machine for brewing a beverage such as coffee includes a chamber and a piston assembly disposed in the chamber. The chamber is operable to receive a liquid such as water and a flavor base such as ground coffee, and to allow the beverage to brew from a mixture of the liquid and the base. The piston assembly is operable to filter a solid such as spent coffee grounds from the brewed beverage by moving in a first direction, and to force the filtered beverage out of the chamber by moving in a second direction. By modifying or automating som...
What is claimed is: 1. A machine for brewing a beverage, the machine comprising: a chamber operable to receive a liquid and a flavor base and to allow the beverage to brew; and a piston assembly disposed within the chamber and operable to filter a solid from the brewed beverage by moving in a first direction, and dispense the filtered beverage from the machine by moving in a second direction. 2. The machine of claim 1, further comprising a controller operable to control the movement of the piston assembly. 3. The machine of claim 1 wherein the cha...