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 – 8:00 pm
Saturday, 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm – 7:00 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.
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Happy Holidays Everyone! Our Harrison cider is now available for purchase online to customers in CA, DC, FL, MD, NC, NY, PA, TX, and VA. Click here to order!See more news
What We're Pouring
Hopsap Shandy: Saison
Rocky Ridge Reserve
Latest Blog Post
- Winter is here -- Let's have a snow day BBQ on Saturday! Join us at the cidery Dec. 9 at 1 p.m.… https://t.co/YB5fk359Mj2 days ago
- RT @mike_ledesma00: #Repost @bluebeecider (get_repost) ・・・ We’re teaming up with Richmond chef @mike_ledesma00 in… https://t.co/6cGQCaq0585 days ago
- RT @RVABeerBlog: According to @CNN The best things to do in Richmond include trips to @theveilbrewing @ArdentCraftAles & @BlueBeeCider #rva…6 days ago
This 6-bottle sampler pack includes 1 Harvest Ration 375 ml, 2 Aragon 1904 500ml, and Harrison, Rocky Ridge and Charred Ordinary 750 ml bottles – plus FREE SHIPPING!