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What a Pair: Sour Wheat & Salted Caramel!

The scene on Saturday at the Burlington Waterfront. We take beer and chocolate pairings very seriously here at LCC.  Long nights of hard work, tasting, pouring, tasting, pouring some more, it can go on and on.  Someone has to put in the hours, right? Well, we can finally share all that hard work with you!  […]

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BOOM! BAM! We did it!

While we are missing the sweet and soulful sounds of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, it is still a time to celebrate!  Our limited edition spicy chocolate bar, BOOM! BAM! Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Experience Bar, created to raise funds for the FlynnArts “LCC Youth in Jazz Scholarship,” was an incredible success! Festival goers and chocolate […]

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100% Vermont!

Our small batch premium ice cream just got better. I know, we didn’t think it was possible either.  We’re now using 100% Vermont dairy from our new friends at Kingdom Creamery, a third generation dairy farm in East Hardwick, VT. It’s not summer without enjoying an ice cream cone, a milk shake, a sundae— or […]

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Share the Buzz & Help Save the Bees!

LCC owner & founder tending to bees at the Intervale Center Did you know honey bees help grow over a third of the world’s food?  And did you know that Vermont honey is one of our secret ingredients in the Caramel Five Star Bar?   It’s one of the reasons it’s so incredibly delicious. Bees pollinate […]

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Burlington Discover Jazz Festival- the Official Kick-off to Summer!

(Photos courtesy of the Church Street Marketplace) One more day until the 29th Burlington Discover Jazz Festival descends on our home city of Burlington, VT—and we could not be more excited!  The energy and positive vibe that flows through the city for 10 days is unlike anything else that happens here.  We like to think […]

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It’s BOOM BAM time!

Boom! Bam! That’s the sound of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival coming our way June 1-10 this year with performances happening all over Burlington, VT. For years, Lake Champlain Chocolates has been a proud sponsor of the event, and this year we wanted to kick it up a notch and do something really special to […]

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Third Annual Howard Center Curling Challenge

It’s that time of year again.  No, not Easter.  Not spring skiing.  Not mud season, (although all those things are happening now too.)  It’s the Third Annual Howard Center Curling Challenge!  You may remember the LCC team won the tournament the first year.  Yes, we won the whole thing.  We have a picture of the […]

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A Visit to a Sugar Shack

Vermont is known for its beautiful four seasons. However, there are lots of other seasons mixed in there that really tell the story of life in Vermont:  ski season, hunting season, hiking season, boating season and mud season to name a few.  Sugaring season though, perhaps more than any other, really captures the essence of […]

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A Party with a Conscience!

The real Mardi Gras in New Orleans may be over, but we’re just gearing up here in Vermont.  This Saturday is the 17th Annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Burlington. Here are six reasons why we think it’s one of the best events of the year! 1.    It’s the largest carnivale celebration in […]

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Sweet Relief- An evening of fine beer, chocolate & music

As you may have figured out by now, we’re big fans of chocolate and beer— both separately and together. Every year our beer and chocolate pairing workshops at the Vermont Brewer’s Festival are sold out. And so we thought, why not throw a beer and chocolate pairing party to benefit a great cause! For the […]

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