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
Monday-Friday, 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
(Last call is 30 minutes before closing, every night.)
Sunday-Friday, build your own tartine with in-house baguettes and spreads
Saturdays, hot food by guest Food Trucks
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We’re excited to announce the launch of our new tour program! Discover the story of Blue Bee…. READ MORE >View all news
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Latest Blog Post
- RT @DrinkWhatULike: Look forward to #VaWineChat featuring Va hopped ciders tomorrow w/ @BlueBeeCider @BuskeyCider @BoldRock Join us! https…7 hours ago
- RT @CheersVA: Who's joining @DrinkWhatULike for #VAWineChat tonight at @BlueBeeCider in #RVA w/ @BuskeyCider & @BoldRock? https://t.co/oodJ…9 hours ago
- #happyhour is tonight! Stop by for draft specials from 5-7. We're dog & kid friendly!9 hours ago