Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting


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Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby cyberhoofer » Oct 6th, '09, 03:21

The Lochans are about to start an online tea tasting on their Facebook wall!

Lots of free tea for the cost of mere postage.

Only the first 50 sign ups are eligible, so please hurry, if you wan't your nearly free tea.

"Ankit here .. i have an idea.. what do u say? lets have a facebook online tasting... we will provide one ounce of diffrent samples from darjeeling, assam, nilgiri teas to the first 50 sign up's ... and basically deliver them free of cost for the teas .. we will only charge for the shipping... we will allow one week time for the participants to taste the tea and then one by one .. one tea a day we will ask people to post their comments and ratings for the tea.. this will be fun and we can actually discuss and lean a lot..."

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lochan-Te ... 878?ref=ts
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby Victoria » Oct 6th, '09, 20:38

Thanks! I hope I signed up in the right place, I didn't see that exact quote.
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby cyberhoofer » Oct 7th, '09, 07:59

Victoria wrote:Thanks! I hope I signed up in the right place, I didn't see that exact quote.


Victoria, you're on! You should email Vivek your snail mail address, if you already haven't done so.
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby vlochan89 » Oct 9th, '09, 00:35

Teas that we are offering to the participants:

1. Doke Silver Needle, 2nd Flush 2009, Bihar
2. Meghma Oolong, 2nd Flush 2009, Nepal
3. Korakundha FOP, 2nd Flush 2009, Nilgiri - South India
4. Hattialli Golden Bud, 2nd Flush 2009, Assam
5. Harmutty Golden Paw, 2nd Flush 2009, Assam
6. Margaret's Hope Muscatel, 2nd Flush 2009, Darjeeling
7. Thurbo FTGFOP 1 CL TPY, 2nd Flush 2009, Darjeeling
8. Jungpana Imperial Muscatel, 2nd Flush 2009, Darjeeling
9. Castleton FTGFOP 1 CH SPL, 2nd Flush 2009, Darjeeling
10. Masala Chai, Indian Chai Blend

1 ounce of each tea will be sent to all participants
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby Victoria » Oct 9th, '09, 09:33

Yeah, I'm in! Thanks!!
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby shah82 » Oct 9th, '09, 14:10

I'm not on facebook and I'd like to participate...
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby Victoria » Oct 9th, '09, 15:47

You can email Vivek Lochan - his email is on the wesite:
http://www.lochantea.com/foreword.htm

But the whole idea behind this is to have tasting notes and comparisons on Facebook. You might consider making up an account just for the tasting with a faux name if you are not interested in joining Facebook "officially".
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby woozl » Oct 9th, '09, 16:58

Oh, my wife is on facebook.....hmmmmm
I'll try to get in on this when she gets home.
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby cyberhoofer » Oct 9th, '09, 17:37

shah82 wrote:I'm not on facebook and I'd like to participate...


FB is so much fun, you'll soon get your own network of contacts & friends. Besides, it's far simpler to communicate with tea vendors on FB, than just via email.

I've been there, say, for some 6 months now. Initially, I had my doubts, but have never looked back.

And, as Victoria aptly stated the entire idea is to evaluate the teas online. I guess they'll start posting the samples as soon as there are 50 signups or so.

It's going to be fun, as we're gonna see the wide spectrum rainbow of opinions and all.
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby skywarrior » Oct 10th, '09, 01:30

I would love to be in on this. :D
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby vlochan89 » Oct 10th, '09, 02:47

woozl wrote:Oh, my wife is on facebook.....hmmmmm
I'll try to get in on this when she gets home.
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why dont you email me your postal address and email address to vivek@lochantea.com

i will be sending you an online invoice after receiving your information
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby vlochan89 » Oct 10th, '09, 02:48

skywarrior wrote:I would love to be in on this. :D


can you please email me your full postal address along with email address to vivek@lochantea.com

i will be sending you an online invoice after receiving your information
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby ankitlochan » Oct 10th, '09, 02:53

great .. we have 13 people now... :) congratulations to everyone ... 37 more to come and one week's time is what we have left.. we shall start posting samples on 19th of this month.. :)
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby vlochan89 » Oct 10th, '09, 03:14

slight change: we will be offering you 11 ounces -

11th Tea is - Jungpana Autumn Delight, Autumn Flush 2009, Darjeeling
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Re: Lochan Tea Facebook Online tasting

Postby Cinnamon Kitty » Oct 10th, '09, 09:01

You guys seriously have great timing. I was just starting to run out of my collection of black teas. I signed up on Facebook and e-mail has already been sent,

This sounds awesome.
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