Celebrating Growth in Virginia’s Hopped Cider Family Four years ago, Blue Bee Cider became the first Virginia cidery to make a hopped cider. A style long popular on the West Coast, it was unfamiliar to.... READ MORE >
Virginia’s first urban cidery, Blue Bee Cider is located in the historic Scott’s Addition district of Richmond, VA. 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-Friday, 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(Last call is 30 minutes before closing, every night.)
Sunday-Friday, build your own tartine with in-house baguettes and spreads
Saturdays, hot food by guest Food Trucks
Learn more about hosting a private event or wedding at our venue.
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Local CBS reporter, Mark Holmberg, reconnects with his masonry roots while visiting our cidery last week. Learn…. READ MORE >View all news
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Latest Blog Post
- Chzy Ryder will be joining us Thursday for our Show Me the Honey panel. Grab a grilled cheese and let's talk bees! #showmethehoneyyesterday
- RT @rvabeermeister: I'm out of town and won't make this but #rva check @bluebeecider out today for this! ・・・ Come… https://t.co/lUQZCfBqHk3 days ago
- RT @unlockingrva: Today June 25th head over to @bluebeecider for the ADay for Us: Womxn, POC, and LGBTQ Makers… https://t.co/LCR0bTdFW63 days ago
Cascade hops and heirloom cider apples unite in a traditional cider with a modern twist. Available in 500 ml and 750 ml bottles. CA, DC, FL, MD, NC, TX and VA only.