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Newberry George M, Wowk Nicholas F: Liquid dispensing apparatus. July 11, 1972: US3675820 (16 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for dispensing any of a plurality of liquids either singly or in predetermined combinations either 'automatically' according to standard recipes or 'manually' by selectively varying the quantities of each liquid dispensed. The disclosed embodiment is particularly directed to an alcoholic b ...


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Segman Yosef: Optical sensor device and image processing unit for measuring chemical concentrations, chemical saturations and biophysical parameters. Segman Yosef, Cnoga Holdings, FRIEDMAN Mark, September 28, 2006: WO/2006/100685 (16 worldwide citation)

Optical sensor devices, image processing devices, methods and computer readable code computer-readable storage media for detecting biophysical parameters, chemical concentrations, chemical saturations, vital signs and physiological information such as a malignant condition are provided. In some embo ...


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Robert S Ashmont, Thomas C Bibeau, Anthony Livaich, Nancy J McCormick: Alcoholic soft ice. Heublein, McCormick Paulding and Huber, December 13, 1988: US04790999 (15 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a ready-to-consume, freezeable, alcoholic beverage composed of water, sugars, alcohol, flavorants and carboxymethylcellulose. The beverage can be placed in a consumer or commercial freezer to form a soft ice, which can be consumed "as is" or can be spooned into a glass to prov ...


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Tim Goldburt: Bottle for beverages. I Zborovsky, June 7, 2011: US07954970 (15 worldwide citation)

A bottle for alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages has a hollow body part defining an inner space for filling an alcoholic or non alcoholic beverage, at least one electrical/electronic device integrated in the hollow body part without interfering with a content of the bottle and having a light genera ...


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Francis P Knuettel II, Mohamad K Moallemi: Machine for dispensing chilled alcoholic beverage with self-contained cooling tank and bottle mounting system. Sidney Frank Importing Co, Morgan & Finnegan, June 27, 1995: US05427276 (13 worldwide citation)

A machine dispenses viscous, chilled alcoholic beverage and has a housing forming an enclosure with side, top and bottom surfaces. The side, top and bottom surfaces are of such dimension to form a housing of a size to be placed on the countertop of a bar and the like. A refrigeration cooling unit is ...


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Michael J Edrington, Richard L Sipp: Apparatus and method for dispensing a frozen alcoholic beverage. Grindmaster Corporation, David W Nagle Jr, Mandy V Wilson, Stites & Harbison PLLC, June 8, 2004: US06745592 (13 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for dispensing a frozen alcoholic beverage in which an alcoholic beverage component is mixed with at least one other liquid component prior to freezing and dispensing as a frozen beverage product. The individual beverage components flow through the dispensing apparatus from s ...


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Alexander Farren: Compositions and methods for UV sterilization. Duane Morris, Siegfried J W Ruppert, July 12, 2016: US09387268 (12 worldwide citation)

Provided herein are systems, ultraviolet (UV) devices, and methods for UV disinfection and sterilization, more specifically, systems, devices, and methods for UV disinfection and sterilization of a container, room, space or defined environment. The systems, UV devices, and methods are particularly u ...


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Eric E Vogt, Ruth Churchill: Methods and systems for certifying provenance of alcoholic beverages. EProvenance, Foley & Lardner, John D Lanza, September 20, 2011: US08022832 (12 worldwide citation)

A system for certifying provenance of an alcoholic beverage includes a radio-frequency identification tag and a server. The radio-frequency identification tag, associated with a bottle containing an alcoholic beverage, periodically measures a plurality of values of an environmental condition of the ...


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Derek Aldcroft, John R Newton: Stable suspensions for filtering beer. Unilever Patent Holdings, Cushman Darby & Cushman, April 7, 1992: US05102676 (12 worldwide citation)

Amorphous silica can be prepared in a stable and pumpable suspension, suitable for use in alcoholic beverage stabilisation, by adding a polysaccharide or inorganic gelling agent. Examples of polysaccharides are carboxy methyl celluloses, guar gum and Xanthan gum. Preferably the suspension contains s ...


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Goodman Donald E: Method for determining the ethanol content of alcoholic beverages. Bacardi and Company, Pennie & Edmonds, July 29, 1975: US3896659 (12 worldwide citation)

The volumetric ethanol content of a liquid mixture containing water and ethanol (e.g., an alcoholic beverage) is determined by gas-solid chromatography using aqueous ethanol of known composition as an external calibration standard. A pre-determined volume of sample mixture to be analyzed is injected ...