Daily News: Chance The Rapper, Beer Calorie Counts and Ireland’s Pricey Booze

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-osphere.

Chance The Rapper is partnering with Goose Island Beer Company to create a 5.3 percent Helles-style lager called “No Collar.”

– Ireland is the most expensive country in the world for alcohol.

– In upstate New York, winemakers in Champlain Valley’s 500-square mile area of hybrid vines are seeking American Viticultural Area (AVA) recognition.

– The FDA is requiring restaurants with over 20 locations to list calorie counts for beers by the end of 2016. It’s probably better not to look.

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