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Blue Bee Cider

1320 Summit Ave, Richmond, VA 23230-4710
+1 804-239-4970
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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 blue orchard bee. These hardworking bees are solitary and wild, emerging early in the cool spring just in time to pollinate apple blossoms. We are pet and child friendly. We serve apple juice in addition to cider for those who choose not to consume alcohol. **Now offering tours! To book, visit our website.**
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“wine tasting” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1320 Summit Ave, Richmond, VA 23230-4710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank gailjo18
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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

Thank HCrowder
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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

Thank Joy N
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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

1  Thank Jane B
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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

1  Thank lizmarie2017
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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

Thank JVA_JVA
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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!

Thank Cory S
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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

Thank Gayle L
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We've visited Richmond twice in two months (one as a couple, the other with friends) and had to stop here both times because of how fabulous this place is. It's super charming, the employees are nice and helpful, and their cider is delicious. I love...More

Thank KristenMatt2705
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Found this great spot in Richmond (Scott's Addition neighborhood) when looking for events on Labor Day weekend. I was happy to discover dogs are welcome here since our friends were coming into town with their small Bassett-mix. I was very pleased with our visit here...More

Thank bamgurl
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HurricanKey
1 April 2016|
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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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