A Fresh Batch of PDX Chocolates

Jeremy Karp's Batch PDX is mixing some of Portland's favorite things (Booze! Coffee! Ghost peppers! More Booze!) and covering them with chocolate.

By Allison Jones March 5, 2013

We developed a crush on Batch PDX's Spicy Passion truffle in our Food Lover's Guide last September, but with the new year that crush has turned into full-on obsession. There's something about Jeremy Karp's grown-up flavors that keep our fingers mysteriously returning to the box for another hit.

From the Oregon-grown chiles in that fateful spiked passionfruit number to the sweetened condensed milk in his cup-shaped Thai Iced Tea truffle, Karp knows how to read Portland's ever-changing cravings and turn them into bite-sized confections.

Other recent hits? The elegant Columbian Espresso with locally roasted coffee is a natural fit for the market, and Karp's lineup of cocktail-inspired treats—including the Margarita, Piña Colada, Dark & Stormy, and Rye—perfectly capture the booze-soaked zeitgeist, making Batch PDX one to watch in the growing legions of local chocolatiers. 

Want to get your hands on a box of these beauties? Batch PDX chocolates can be ordered by calling Karp directly at 503-913-3789 or by emailing [email protected] (after you check out the full line of truffles on the Batch PDX website). Individual truffles can also be found at Cacao, ‎3 Doors Down Cafe, and Wildwood.

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