Bees were, in a sense, my entry point into becoming a part of Blue Bee Cider. During my master’s program, I observed both traditional and modern forms of beekeeping across different cultures, including visiting apiaries.... 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
Sunday-Friday, 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
(Last call is 30 minutes before closing, every night.)
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Blue Bee will be hosting several podcasts coming up, so mark your calendars, grab a glass of…. READ MORE >View all news
Orchard Potluck: Saison
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Rocky Ridge Reserve
Latest Blog Post
- Dog-friendly #happyhour is tonight from 5-7! Draft specials and free @bestbullysticks treats for any pups that stop by!about 1 hour ago
- Research is one of the perks! Tasting through cheese pairings for our Heirloom Cider and Cheese… https://t.co/dAXNRvUlNG3 hours ago
- #foodtruck on Saturday! @RVAWoodfire will be at the cidery from 2-8. 5 hours ago
Vertical tastings of rare ciders, Hewe’s Crab and Harrison, paired with cheeses. Includes a copy of Apples of North America.