Dabob Bay Oysters
For those who like a nice and briny West Coast oyster, this is a good one. Dabob Bay Oysters are grown on the shores of Dabob Bay, which extends off of the northern end of Hood Canal in Washington State. You can expect to taste the ocean freshness and a sweet after taste when eating this wonderful oyster.
Dabob Bay - Outskirts of Hood Canal, Washington
Size and Availability
3 inches | Year-round
Crisp and briny with a fresh and sweet melon finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 3.1% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Medium tides - less currents than Hood Canal
- Bottom Makeup: Sand and rock
Beach-grown and subjected to wave action to harden shells. Intertidally grown - goes dry at low tide, which strengthens adductor muscle. Time to market: 3 years.