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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We’re hiring part-time tasting room associates for the warm weather serving season! Key Responsibilities: Customer Experience • Greet…. READ MORE >View all news
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Latest Blog Post
- Thanks to all our guest cideries who joined us at the inaugural Virginia Hopped Cider Festival… https://t.co/S0p11WCip86 hours ago
- RT @jonbaliles: Nothing cures a hot #rva day like a cool cider @BlueBeeCider Hopped Cider Festival! Hopped Ice Cream Sandwiches?!! https://…11 hours ago
- RT @RVABeerBlog: Top RVA events for this weekend French Food Fest, Woofstock & VA Hopped Cider Festival https://t.co/bG7lEBVfZF @ScottsAddi…yesterday
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