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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

I have never been a huge fan of cider so I was hesitant when my friend and I walked over to Blue Bee for the first time and I must say not only did I love the atmosphere and the friendly service but the cider...More

1  Thank Meg W
Courtney M, Owner at Blue Bee Cider, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2015

Thanks for the feedback, Meg! We look forward to sharing new ciders with you and your friends all year long through the Small Batch program. That way there should always be something new for you to try. Best regards, Courtney

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Hot afternoon, and what better to do than meet up with friends for a drink and some fun? I had high expectations for Blue Bee. I was disappointed on a couple of fronts. First, it was very hot and humid and there was NO ice...More

1  Thank Kristin S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed September 25, 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

1  Thank JenniHugs
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed July 5, 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

Thank HCrowder
Reviewed April 28, 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

Thank Joy N
Reviewed March 20, 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

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed February 23, 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

1  Thank lizmarie2017
Reviewed February 20, 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

Thank JVA_JVA
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Cory S
Reviewed September 24, 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

Thank Gayle L
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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.
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