Saturday, December 18, 2010

Review & Giveaway: Tipu's Chai

Okay, let's just cut to the chase. Everyone here knows how much I love, and am extremely picky about, chai tea. {If you have any doubts, please refer to the title of this blog.}

While I enjoy a few commercially prepared chai latte mixes, they're all laden with milk derivatives, tons of sugar, and a few barely pronounceable ingredients--the former being a sworn enemy of my digestive system {Thank you, lactose intolerance}. I'm not too keen on the chemicals either, but the sugar I consider a necessary ingredient. {Just not to the same degree as the manufacturer.}

So because of my--and my tummy's--pickiness, it's difficult for me to find a good quality chai latte mix that I can get along with.

That is, until I tried Tipu's Instant Black Chai. {Insert "Hallelujah" chorus here}

Tipu's Instant Black Chai is an authentic Indian chai tea that delivers a truly delicious, spicy, peppery kick! This prized family recipe has been handed down through three generations and has traveled across three continents before making it into my cute little Princess mug. :o) 

As I drank my first cup of my newfound "liquid heaven", I was highly impressed by its intoxicating aroma and the fact that Tipu's is the only instant chai made without chemical additives. {Something I obviously cannot say about my current favorites. *Ahem*} In addition, Tipu's Instant Black Chai is designed to be mixed with whatever milk or milk substitute you choose {like vanilla almond milk}, and sweetened according to personal taste. This allows you to make your perfect cup of chai, every time! How cool is that?!

Additional facts:

  • Tipu's Chai is 95% soluable, meaning there's just a little bit of its flavorful awesomeness left at the bottom of your cup, which I was surprised to learn, is the "mark" of real chai.
  • Made without chemicals, preservatives, milk products or sweeteners. {Woohoo!}
  • Organic tea and non-irradiated spices {Awesome!}
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
As you can probably tell, I really -- and I mean really -- like this chai! In fact, I like it soooo much, that I'm willing to share. {In a manner of speaking that is! *Hee hee*}

The kind folks at Tipu's Chai are generously awarding ONE of my fabulous blog readers their very own 4 oz. bag of their Instant Black Chai! Woohooo!!! {Insert showers of confetti and balloons here}

To enter, you must do each of the following:
  • Follow Tipu's Chai on Twitter
  • "Like" Tipu's Chai on Facebook
  • Leave a comment with your contact email so I can notify you in case you're the winner.
Bonus Entries:
  • Tweet or Facebook about this contest once a week for the next two weeks (through December 31st)
  • Post about this contest on your blog with a link pointing back to this post.
  • Each of these is worth 3 additional entries! ;-)
Nitty Gritty Details {aka Official Rules}:

One winner will be selected by a random number generator based on all entries received. Contest runs from December 18th - December 31st. Prize will be distributed by Tipu's Chai. The winner must confirm within 72 hrs of prize notification. If in the event confirmation is not received, a second winner will be selected at random.

Fellow Chai fans, get ready to be amazed! Enter now for your chance to win! Good luck, everyone. :)

*Disclosure: I received a free sample of Tipu's Chai in exchange for this review and giveaway opportunity. I was under no obligation to write a favorable review, nor was I monetarily compensated in any way, shape or form. Last but not least, the thoughts and views expressed in this review are my own.*


Laura O in AK said...

I'd love to try some good chai ;o)

Liked them on FB and followed them on Twitter.

lauraoneill69 at yahoo dot com

the Mcclanahan 7 said...

I would love to try this. I like them on facebook.

Our Homeschool Reviews said...

I like them on fb

Our Homeschool Reviews said...

Sounds yummy...ctheilac at bellsouth dot net

Our Homeschool Reviews said...

Following them on twitter

Marie said...

I'm liking on FB and following on Twitter :-)
I'd love some good chai!

Unknown said...

I'd love to try this!


Susan said...

oooh, I would so love to try this! Following Tipu's Chai on Twitter and FB (as susanadale and Susan Anadale, respectively).

susanadale at gmail dot com

Thanks for the giveaway!

Vickie said...

Yummy!!! Love ChaiTea :)Hard to find a good one. I've had to semi sort of create my own too.

downeastah said...

I like Tipu on FB and follow on twitter

Unknown said...

I've fallen in love with chai too! Would love to win some!

Mrs. White said...

I followed and liked them!

I'd love to win. I have no idea what chai tastes like. It would be fun to see!

Mrs. White

Catherine said...

I love chai, too. I'm following tipu on twitter (@OurvillageIs)

Catherine said...

I've liked Tipu on facebook.

Catherine said...

Thanks for the giveaway, and Happy New Year.

Brindamorr (at) aol (dot) com

Amanda said...

Followed and liked. Yum! Would love to enjoy some delicious chai!

amanda at leafjoy (.)com.


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