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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
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Latest Blog Post
- RT @VAAgForestry: ICYM: @RTDBusiness on @GovernorVA #AFID recipient @BlueBeeCider expansion @CityRichmondVA @VaAgriculture https://t.co/iL2…12 hours ago
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- RT @richmonddotcom: Lots of #rvabooze news today: Blue Bee Cider making progress on Scott's Addition expansion https://t.co/fVTDLNNrMY htt…yesterday
A limited-edition dessert cider made with ginger-infused eau de vie. Available in 375 ml bottles. Ships to Virginia only.