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Donald P Pilla: Alcoholic beverage making composition and process. Hirons Rogers & Scott, December 11, 1979: US04178389 (9 worldwide citation)

An alcoholic beverage of good clarity and alcohol content in the 12-16% by volume range, namely wine or cider, is made in a space of about 28 days by mixing together water, sugar and a rapid ferment and flavor conferring composition, maintaining the mixture under fermentation conditions for about 28 ...


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Ashmont Robert J, Bibeau Thomas C, Livaich Anthony, Mccormick Nancy J: Alcoholic soft ice.. Heublein, May 25, 1988: EP0268097-A1 (9 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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Matheney Richard H: Beverage mixing and dispensing apparatus. September 18, 1973: US3759422 (9 worldwide citation)

A mixing and dispensing apparatus for alcoholic and soft beverages. A stand has receptacles receiving inverted bottles of the beverages. The rate of discharge from the receptacles is controlled by primary valves to lead the beverages into a mixing chamber having a dispensing outlet. The inlets to th ...


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Fujii Toshio, Iwamatsu Akihiro, Yoshimoto Hiroyuki, Minetoki Toshitaka, Bogaki Takayuki, Nagasawa Naoshi: Alcohol acetyltransferase genes and use thereof.. Kirin Brewery, December 22, 1993: EP0574941-A2 (9 worldwide citation)

This invention disclosed herein provides an alcohol acetyl transferase ("AATase"), an AATase encoding gene and a yeast having an improved ester producing ability due to transformation with the AATase encoding gene. This invention also provides a process for producing an alcoholic beverage having an ...


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Hoover Lonnie Daniel: Fining and increasing the chill haze stability of fermented alcoholic beverages. NL, House Roy F, Larsen Delmar H, Lehman Robert L, September 2, 1975: US3903316 (9 worldwide citation)

A process of treating a fermented alcoholic beverage to enhance the clarity, chill haze stability or filtration characteristics of the beverage which is characterized by the separate addition to the beverage before final filtration of a nitrogeneous carbonyl containing organic material which is wate ...


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Neil Rosenberg: Method of chilling and consuming an alcoholic beverage and apparatus therefor. NAR, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, September 10, 2002: US06446460 (9 worldwide citation)

To chill an alcoholic beverage, the beverage is poured into at least one shotglass which is then lidded to form an air-tight seal. The lidded shotglass is inserted into a refrigeration compartment, whereby the alcoholic beverage is chilled to a temperature at or below 0° F. The lidded shotglass is r ...


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Robert J Greenlee: Blood alcohol level determining device. Michael Best & Friedrich, December 28, 1993: US05274550 (8 worldwide citation)

A blood alcohol level determining device for calculating the blood alcohol level of a person, the blood alcohol level determining device comprising: first memory structure for storing characteristic information regarding the person; second memory structure for storing characteristic information rega ...


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Bonnome Jean Pierre: Alcoholic beverages and process for their preparation.. Union Brasseries, May 4, 1983: EP0078226-A1 (8 worldwide citation)

1. A method of manufacturing an alcoholic beverage, starting from a wine and making use of hyperfiltration or ultrafiltration, characterized in that the initial wine is subjected to hyperfiltration or to ultrafiltration suitable for obtaining a permeate other than wine, while retaining drinking qual ...


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Alexander Farren: Compositions and methods for UV sterilization. Duane Morris, Siegfried J W Ruppert, July 12, 2016: US09387268 (7 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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James Daher, Robert S Ashmont, Thomas C Bibeau, Carlos D Chiriboga, Gerhard Thiessen: Shelf stable plastic packaged alcoholic beverage containing essential oils. Heublein, McCormick Paulding and Huber, April 19, 1988: US04738857 (7 worldwide citation)

A plastic packaged alcoholic beverage containing essential oils and having a substantial shelf life is provided. The alcoholic beverage has a proof of at least about 10 and includes as an essential taste component one or more essential oils. The alcoholic beverage is packaged in a container which in ...