The Plant

Sustainably Brewed: Brian Taylor & Ria Neri of Whiner Beer Co.

Sustainably Brewed: Brian Taylor & Ria Neri of Whiner Beer Co.

BACK OF THE YARDS, CHICAGO

Straying far from the beaten path is Whiner Beer Co. in Chicago's Back Of The Yards. Seconds upon arrival, it's clear there's something special happening at this South Side brewery. Located in The Plant–Chicago's greenest collection of businesses under one roof–founders Brian Taylor and Ria Neri are at the helm of the city's most unique brewery.