Apparatus used for reducing, mashing, cooling, and preparing for fermentation such vegetable substances as corn, grain, potatoes, etc., when treated with steam under high pressure.
The nature of my improvements consists in providing an apparatus which admits of uniting, in one speedy and continuous process, as hereinafter fully described, the four steps following, to wit:
- first, subjecting the vegetable matters treated to the action of steam in a closed vessel under pressure;
- second, effecting a complete reduction of the vegetable matters to a mash of the finest quality possible;
- third, incorporating with the mash, while in the process of reduction, the malt necessary to prepare the same for the fermenting-vat; and,
- fourth, cooling the mash, thus treated, quickly and without fail.
Appareil réfrigérateur à l’usage des brasseurs et des distillateurs
The Chambre de commerce wrote on 28 January 1875 to the Government:
Dans sa séance du 25 janvier 1875 la Chambre de commerce a déclaré se rallier aux conclusions du rapport ci-joint des experts MM. Mousel et Schommer et partant il y a lieu d'accorder le brevet demandé.
Finally, upon grant, on 1 March 1875, the French title given to the patent was:
Appareil réfrigérateur (Universal-Zerkleinerungs- Maisch- und Kühl-Apparat)