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Deer Creek Oyster

Hood Canal, WA
Deer Creek Oysters are grown on the cobble beaches of the Puget Sound in the heart of oyster country. It has a round and deep cup and is flush with meat. The intertidal culture process leaves this young oyster with a good hardened shell which is perfect for shucking.


Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea gigas
  • Origin:
    Hood Canal, WA
  • Farmed: 3 years
  • Average Size:
    3.5 inches
  • Available:
Flavor Profile
A solid brine with a mild mineral, sweet melon finish.
Suggested Pairing:
Brine Intensity
Growout method
Beach-grown and subjected to wave action to harden shells. Intertidally grown, the site goes dry at low tide, which strengthens the oyster's abductor muscle.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    Hood Canal; medium tides and swift currents created by the narrow channels.
  • Bottom:
    Sand and rock.
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