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 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 Saturdays, we host guest food trucks. Check out the lineup!
Learn more about hosting a private event or wedding at our venue.
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Local CBS reporter, Mark Holmberg, reconnects with his masonry roots while visiting our cidery last week. Learn…. READ MORE >View all news
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Latest Blog Post
- RT @MavenMadeRVA: Flash 20% off popup in person @BlueBeeCider tomorrow from 1-1:45 then from 4-5! #rva #rvamaker https://t.co/CS0MUoDcOP20 hours ago
- RT @RVABeerBlog: Once Home to Horses, This 1940 Complex in Richmond is Now the Artisanal @BlueBeeCider #vacider #history #MadeInRVA https:/…yesterday
- #Tacos tonight at the cidery from 5-9pm, courtesy of @CDivideRVA! #foodiefriday #vacider #rvadine #perfectpairing https://t.co/qMqua7ctE0yesterday
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, TX and VA only.