Irish Point Oysters

Oysterology Details

Harvest Locations
Rustico, Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Size and Availability
2.75 inches | Year-round

Flavor Profile
Cold, sweet brine with crunchy meat and a smooth mineral finish

Flavor Influenced By 

  • Salinity: 2.8% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: Two, 3 foot tides per day bringing fresh food and nutrients to the oysters.
  • Bottom Makeup: Surface grown in about 14 ft. of water 

Growout Method
Aquaculture surface grown in floating cages. The cages are sunk in the winter to avoid massive ice sheets