Making cider is a consistent and challenging exercise of patience. As juice transforms into cider through fermentation, cider steps into the next stage of transformation during maturation. Some apples want to be served when they.... 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 Virginia apples prized for their tannin, acidity, and flavor.
One of Virginia’s native bees, the Blue Orchard Bee (osmia lignaria), provided the inspiration for our cidery’s name. These hardworking bees are solitary and wild, emerging early in the 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.)
You are welcome to bring your own food or order delivery.
On weekends, we host guest food vendors. Check out the lineup!
Learn more about hosting a private event or wedding at our venue.
Join our Cider Club to stay in the loop and get exclusive access to new cider offerings!
Local CBS reporter, Mark Holmberg, reconnects with his masonry roots while visiting our cidery last week. Learn more about it here.See more news
What We're Pouring
Hopsap Shandy: Saison
Rocky Ridge Reserve
Latest Blog Post
- #Barbecue at the cidery, available now until we close! #happytuesday #rvadine #vacider #perfectpairing https://t.co/uqm1pXZgH77 hours ago
- Trick or treat with your furry friend! Have a pet portrait taken, compete in the pet costume contest, and more!… https://t.co/bppWOOzwSU11 hours ago
- RT @rvabeermeister: This syrup is good stuff! Go get some #rva! https://t.co/h1CZ9WTFC612 hours ago
$10.75 – $16.25
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, NY, PA, TX and VA only.