Life Chocolate: Your Gunbarrel Chocolatier

Boulder, Gunbarrel, and the surrounding neighborhoods are home to an abundance of awesome local businesses. Within walking distance from Habitat Apartments lies shopping, dining, drinking, and more. Lift Chocolate, in downtown Gunbarrel, is just one of these amazing local companies that contribute to our neighborhood’s appeal. Here’s what you should  know about this veteran-run, dessert loving chocolatier.

The Background

Lift Chocolate derives its name from the founder’s former occupation. A heavy-lift helicopter pilot in the United States Marine Corps, Brandon Busch has always had an affinity for sweet treats. After completing two tours of duty, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Colonel Busch signed on as a Forward Air Controller in the Marine Corps Reserve. He now pulls double duty as a helicopter pilot and chocolatier, using inspiration, passion, and integrity to create all-natural, gourmet chocolate and chocolate products.

Lift Chocolates – The Perfect Gift

Chocolate doesn’t need to be reserved only for Valentine’s Day or anniversaries; it truly is the perfect gift for (almost) anyone. Lift Chocolates are a welcome addition to gift baskets, birthday dinners, and can even provide a pick-me-up for a loved one who is feeling down. Hand-crafted truffles, chocolate tasting hearts, strawberry cordials, and even chocolate butterflies are as tasty as they are visually pleasing. For businesses looking to get their employees a gift they’ll actually enjoy, order Lift Chocolates or give a gift card so they can select their own decadent treats.

Go Behind the Scenes

For a memorable outing, special celebration, or unique date night, visit Lift Chocolate. It offers virtual and in-person demonstrations, tasting events, and tours. Additionally, host a fundraiser based around this beloved dessert and send guests home with a delicious goody bag of gourmet chocolates.

Owner Brandon Busch’s affinity for chocolate is contagious and he goes in depth to share the process, history, and passion behind chocolate. Guests are guaranteed to leave with a better understanding of this craft and a richer appreciation for this global dessert.

Send Chocolate Anywhere!

Treat family and friends living out of town to some Boulder, Colorado chocolate by sending Lift chocolates. They package orders with love and care to ensure your purchase arrives tasting as if it was hand-created moments before. Dark chocolate is a great dairy-free option while Lift’s Splitz Bars can be a tasty treat for long hiking trails or overnight camping excursions.

Chocolate really does delight in many different ways. The candy has a prominent place in human history and continues to fascinate chefs and foodies all around the world. Busch and the team behind Lift Chocolate are innovating new ways to enjoy this dessert while staying true to the cocoa bean’s unmistakable flavor. Habitat Apartments places residents within a stone’s throw of businesses like this one, encouraging all to get outdoors and explore the awesome neighborhoods nearby. Contact us today to learn more.

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