Penn Cove Oysters
Samish Bay - Northern Puget Sound, Washington
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Size and Availability
3 inches | Year-round
Crisp and briny with a fresh and sweet finish.
Flavor Influenced By
- Salinity: 3.1% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Medium flushing tides
- 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: 2 to 3 years.