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A man walks into a chocolate bar. The chocolate bar turns and says,"Hey man, are you trying to make truffle?"
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Karl Mueller

373 backers pledged $19,351 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator Adrien on June 30, 2013

      I forgot to post my review of these when I first got them (months ago) but I just wanted to say that I truly enjoyed these chocolates! Each and every flavor tasted so interestingly unique and flavorful, the only disappointment was that the box and flavors seemed to go so fast!

    2. Creator Marilyn Glancy on May 13, 2013

      GORGEOUS choccy's and shipping was exceeded my expectations.
      Wishing you the Best and lots of Success!

    3. Creator Anna Shuttle on March 5, 2013

      Commenting late, but I absolutely love the chocolate. I wish I had a LOT more. I think im going to request some hot chocolate mix and some of your larger bars of my favorite flavors out of the variety pack for my birthday from my boyfriend...

      Everything was delicious and now im spoiled.

    4. Creator Karl Mueller on February 16, 2013

      Lee & Barb - You can stop by the shop any time were open (12pm - 6pm weekdays, and 10am - 4pm Sat, but closed this Monday for the holiday). Address is 76 S. Washington St. #104, Seattle WA 98104.

      No rush, stop by at your convenience. If you'll need us to ship just let us know. Thank you!

    5. Creator Lee & Barb on February 16, 2013

      For those of us local's how do we go about picking up in person?

    6. Creator Apasara on February 15, 2013

      Thanks guys! What a super treat to receive on V-Day. Great flavours and swank new packaging. Must swing by when I'm in Seattle in April to get gifts.

    7. Creator Brys on February 15, 2013

      Also wanted to chime in and say I received my chocolate just in time for Valentine's and reviews all agreed that they were terrific! The new packaging looks wonderful and very classy as well.

      As a fellow Washingtonian I'm thrilled the project went so well, too bad I don't get to drop by Seattle very often though!

    8. Creator Karl Mueller on February 15, 2013

      So happy to see everyone is enjoying their chocolate!

    9. Creator Mike A on February 15, 2013

      I got my package yesterday for V-Day and I must say I am very pleased w/ the chocolate. Although small in size each chocolate packed a major punch and had me wanting more. I really enjoyed the Damiana, Jamaican Hot Chocolate (oh how spicy), the Sweet Raspberry and the Pear and Lavender. I look forward to buying more chocolates.

    10. Creator Elizabeth on February 14, 2013

      Chocolates arrived beautifully, very delicious and the variety is so playful. I've been sharing them and love seeing who selects what... The new packaging looks terrific and it was a pleasure to be a part of the process! Much success to you!!

    11. Creator Tim Ellis on February 14, 2013

      Received my chocolates this morning, hand-delivered by Karl (who works in the office literally right next to mine). Thanks and best wishes for continued success for Intrigue!

    12. Creator SinoSamba <(-'.'-)> on February 13, 2013

      Received my package just in time for Valentine's Day. Package looks gorgeous, but can't taste them since it's a gift :(

      Thank you for the perfect timing!

    13. Creator Gabriel on February 13, 2013

      Just received my chocolate. I WILL be a repeat customer. The new boxes are beautiful... and the contents... well, my wife and I had to agree to share each one. The flavors are amazing, the variety and complexity is astonishing. Thank you for such an incredible treat. You guys are incredible.

    14. Creator Liz Moreno on February 9, 2013

      ::drool:: I must make more Jiva coffee, with a scoop of Intrigue cocoa mix. Intrigue cafe mocha goodness!

    15. Creator Karl Mueller on February 8, 2013

      Awesome Liz! We're thrilled that a) you received the chocolate without any hiccups, and b) that you are enjoying it so much. Thank you for the kind words. If you feel like getting adventurous with the cocoa, try putting a spoonful in a cup of coffee. ::grin::

    16. Creator Liz Moreno on February 8, 2013

      I got my package today! Absolutely love the hot cocoa mix! I can't get enough of it. So decedant and delicious! Really enjoying the T-shirt too, don't want to take it off! Soft, comfy, and stylish! Really long too, it can be belted, or worn alone over leggings. If you're short like me, makes for a nice shirt sleep in as well. Very versatile!

      You did a wonderful job with your chocolate products, don't stop what you're doing. I need to come visit your store when we get moved to Seattle and settled in, to thank you properly for your amazing products.

      Funny that you should mention Jiva. I was a backer to their first project that was successfully funded! Their cubes are fantastic. I'm a huge coffee addict and coffee snob. Their coffee cubes have a smooth and rich taste! Not bitter, or overpowering. I still have a whole box of the stronger coffee cubes I'm using. If you love coffee, then you should try their cubes sometime. They have such an innovative approach to coffee and now possibly hot cocoa, they made me a believer of anything in a cube form! Can't wait to see how the Jiva hot chocolate and mocha cubes turn out, next.

    17. Creator Apasara on December 21, 2012

      New space looks amaaaazing!

    18. Creator Karl Mueller on December 9, 2012

      It just occurred to me per Paul's comment that many of you will be giving the class signups as a gift this holiday season. I owe you something to make sure you are all set for the 25th! More to come before the weekend is up, promise.

    19. Creator Karl Mueller on December 9, 2012

      Hey Paul! Thanks for the comment. I am long overdue for providing a mass update, but here's the skinny:

      - You should have already received a survey for fulfillment information. (For anyone taking classes, I'll send that out to you once we have some dates available.)
      - Kitchen build out was completed successfully last month.
      - We are on track to deliver for the February timeline.
      - Prototypes look great, and I'll post those in our next update shortly.

      Unfortunately this isn't going to ship our for Christmas, but you will be all set come Valentines Day!

      Shoot me a note if you have any questions.

    20. Creator Paul McVicar on December 9, 2012

      Have not heard form you in regards to rewards. With Christmas around the corner I would like to put something under the tree for my wife. I am looking forward to the day see gets to spend with you. I know she will enjoy it! Hope all s going well with your business.
      Best, Aul

    21. Creator Liz Moreno on November 14, 2012

      February seems so far away! It's a shame chocolate can't speed up time. :D Thanks for getting the survey and tshirt size emails taken care of. And now, I play the waiting game. :)

    22. Creator Karl Mueller on November 13, 2012

      Hey Ken's Lil' Sister - I've replied to you privately via message. If anyone else has this same issue, shoot me an email too. Thank you!

    23. Creator Ken's Lil' Sister on November 13, 2012

      Hey Karl, there wasn't any place for me to submit the size for my tee.

    24. Creator Adrien on November 12, 2012

      Glad to have gotten the survey out of the way early, now just have to wait for February to get here!

    25. Creator Karl Mueller on October 28, 2012

      Correct Ada, thank you much!

    26. Creator Ada Ho on October 28, 2012

      OK great! Up-ed my pledge to $50 and will send a note to the contact me section.
      I get a T-shirt as well yes? So excited that you guys are all funded up! :)

    27. Creator Karl Mueller on October 24, 2012

      Hi Ada, I'd be happy to do that for you! I do worry about missing a special order during fulfillment though. If we go this route, please just keep in mind you may need to be a little more patient with us when we're sending out chocolate. :)

      Also, it would be helpful if you sent me a not from the contact in our profile, which I'm using as a home-base for any of these special orders.

      Thank you!

    28. Creator Ada Ho on October 24, 2012

      Hi there!
      I just backed you with the "I'm allergic to dairy..." reward!
      How do I do two of these? I'd like to try 2 hot chocolate mixes and have 2 cocoa bean packages.
      Can I just increase my pledge to $50 and you'll know? (There doesn't seem to be a comment section anywhere...)
      Cheers!
      Ada

    29. Creator Adrien on October 20, 2012

      Thanks again for the fast response to my question, I am very "intrigued" to see how these exotic flavored truffles actually taste!

    30. Creator Karl Mueller on October 11, 2012

      Thanks everybody! FUNDED!!!

    31. Creator Marty Rosen on October 11, 2012

      Congratulations! Glad to put you over the top!

    32. Creator Holly Cook on October 5, 2012

      Oh my, those look fabulous! This is going to be a most excellent Valentine's Day!

    33. Creator Karl Mueller on October 4, 2012

      Hey Holly, thanks for the comment! We make flavors as we find them for each month: what's in the spice shops, what we find at the farmer's markets, or what we're feeling for the season. In the past for February we've kept favorites in the lineup like Basil, Coffee, and a Peruvian origin called Fortunato #4. Other likely flavors are Rose Petal, and the aphrodisiac Damiana. Here's a list of what we put together for February 2012: http://intriguechocolates.com/blog/4/february-truffle-flavors/

    34. Creator Holly Cook on October 4, 2012

      This looks to be mighty tasty! Just out of curiosity, what flavor of truffles will you be making? I'm intrigued!