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Blue Bee Cider

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Virginia's first urban cidery, Blue Bee Cider makes craft ciders in the heart of the Scott's Addition neighborhood of Richmond, Va. The name for Blue Bee Cider is derived from a common name for one of Virginia's native bees, osmia lignaria, or the...more
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1320 Summit Ave, Richmond, VA 23230-4710
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Such a cool place, great vibe, and staff is awesome!Took a tour and the lady was so knowledgeable and inviting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tatiaponte08
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I booked a tour for my family and friends at Blue Bee to celebrate my birthday. Maddie was a terrific host - energetic, fun, and provided some great history on the building, the company, and walked us through the process of making cider. The tasting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JenniHugs
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Richmond Scott’s Addition area: friendly, offers tastes, cool stone house room for drinking. Fun experience and importantly, open Mondays!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gailjo18
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

First time to their new location in Scott's Addition and I love it, what an improvement over their prior location! A unique venue, experience and products! We carried our own grub with us -- welcome. As a bonus, you can see the fireworks at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HCrowder
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Stopped here after going to Black Heath down the street-that was probably mistake one bc we had been drinking sweet mead all am. At any rate nice little cidery-with food trucks in the court and a nice little outside patio/pavillion to sit, socialize, eat and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joy N
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We were lucky enough to essentially get a private tour of Blue Bee Cider on St. Patrick's Day, as no one else had booked a tour that day. Our guide did a great job explaining the history of this female founded company, and we were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank E4352OXjaneb
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We took their cider tour for $15 a person, and it was full of good information and you did get to see the full cidery and equipment, but it was pretty short and there weren't many chances to ask questions and see the action. This...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank lizmarie2017
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I recommend the flight of ciders with the addition of the firecracker. Although I'm not a huge cider fan, sampling the various flavors was a treat, allowing me to discover that I do enjoy some varieties of cider. The adjacent building for seating and restrooms...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere, Incredibly unique cider, very knowledgeable pleasant staff. Stopped in to kill time before a reservation- found a new favorite!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank corys309
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Went with 9 other girls as soon as they opened on a Saturday. Tried the flight which was 5 samples of cider. But the best was the Firecracker which is not included. We walked from brunch, nice outside sitting area and a covered area for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from skeghaus | Reviewed this property |
No. Since the ciders contain alcohol, a teen would not be allowed to sample the products.