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1. (WO2018178083) METHOD FOR INFUSING CARBONATED BEVERAGE LIQUID WITH INGREDIENTS AND FOR DISPENSING IT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/178083    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/057788
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 28 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B67D 1/04
C12C 5/02
Applicants: ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV S.A.
Inventors: VANDEKERCKHOVE, Stijn
Title: METHOD FOR INFUSING CARBONATED BEVERAGE LIQUID WITH INGREDIENTS AND FOR DISPENSING IT
Abstract:
Method and apparatus for continouous dispensing a carbonated beverage, comprising: - providing a beverage source containing a carbonated beverage, - providing a dispense line disposing the beverage source in communication with an infusion chamber arranged in a dispensing tap, - elevating the pressure in the dispense line to an infusion pressure of at least 4 bar, - providing a bed of infusion ingredient in the infusion chamber, switching on the carbonated beverage liquid flow and driving the carbonated beverage liquid through the bed of infusion ingredient, while maintaining a pressure drop over the bed from infusion pressure to a pressure equal or above saturation pressure, - reducing the pressure further to ambient pressure after the infusion chamber.