Blue Bee Cider

Sweet Juice Dry Cider

Virginia’s first urban cidery, Blue Bee Cider is located in the heart of downtown Richmond’s Old Manchester district at the fall line of the James River. Our ciders are made with rare and heirloom variety Virginia apples that are prized for their tannin, acidity and flavor.

One of Virginia’s native bees, osmia lignaria, or the Blue Orchard Bee, provided the inspiration for our cidery’s name. These hardworking bees are solitary and wild, emerging early in the cool spring just in time to pollinate apple blossoms.

Tasting Room Hours
Monday-Wednesday, 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday-Sunday, noon-7:00 pm

Tours: Saturday & Sunday at 1:30, 3:30, & 5:30 pm

Join our Cider Club to stay in the loop and get exclusive access to new cider offerings!

Blue Bee Cider

Latest Blog Post

Notes from the Orchard

Silver Creek + Seamans Orchards 3_Nicole Martorana

Like most small businesses, Blue Bee Cider wouldn’t be what it is today without the support and energy of many people. In the tasting room, we get the occasional question about where we source our.... READ MORE >

Recent Tweets

Follow us on Twitter

Featured Product




A limited-edition dessert cider made with ginger-infused eau de vie. Available in 375 ml bottles. Ships to Virginia only.

In stock