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Blue Bee Cider's Fifth Birthday

Blue Bee Cider is celebrating five years of good times in Richmond, Va. It has gone by so fast!

No Cover!

Year five is the wooden anniversary year, so please join us for a jam-packed day that highlights smoke, fire, and cider made with barrels in one way or another.

Our friends at Smohk RVA will have an array of delicious smoked meat, veggie and apple dishes while blacksmith Cristy Walker will offer micro-forging lessons making bottle openers throughout the day. Sign up in advance for forging lessons here.

But of course, it’s all about cider around here!

We will have small-batch collaboration flights while supplies last that include:
* The Compleat Cyder, a barrel-fermented collaboration with Virginia Museum of History & Culture
* Merlot barrel-aged Charred Ordinary, a collaboration with Early Mountain Vineyards
* Mill Race Bramble barrel-aged in an Ardent Craft Ales red sour barrel
* Gin barrel-aged Hewe’s Crab, a collaboration with Catoctin Creek
* Apple brandy and maple syrup barrel-aged Hopsap Shandy, a collaboration with Back Creek Farm

Other new releases will occur through the day as follows:
12 p.m. Brandy, whiskey, gin, maple syrup, wine, sour beer, and cider barrels will be available in 5-gallon, 30-gallon and 59-gallon sizes. All kinds of uses, especially for home brewers.
1 p.m. Cross Pollinate, a barrel-fermented collaboration with The Veil Brewing Co.
3 p.m. Hierophant aged in Reservoir Distillery wheat whiskey barrels
5 p.m. Rye and maple syrup barrel-aged Hewe’s Crab, a collaboration with Reservoir Distillery and Back Creek Farms

NO COVER, pay as you go. Advanced tickets only for blacksmith lessons.

Blue Bee Cider's Fifth Birthday