|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||099/295; 099/302R; 099/280; 426/433|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 33 인용 특허 : 29|
A method and apparatus for forming a beverage. An access opening for a reservoir of a brewer may be opened (e.g., to allow a user to provide liquid into the reservoir for forming a beverage), and thereafter, the access opening of the reservoir may be closed and the reservoir pneumatically sealed. The access opening may be closed and the reservoir pneumatically sealed by closing a lid of the reservoir, e.g., by a user pressing down on the lid. Pneumatic sealing of the reservoir may allow the water in the reservoir to be expelled from the reservoir for flo...
1. A beverage formation device, comprising: a brew chamber for receiving a beverage cartridge and having a lid that is movable between open and closed positions to open and close the brew chamber, the brew chamber adapted to substantially enclose a beverage cartridge with the lid in a closed position;a reservoir for holding a beverage precursor liquid and having a lid that is movable to open and close an access opening through which precursor liquid is provided into the reservoir, the reservoir lid being adapted to pneumatically seal the reservoir at the...