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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.
- Specie:Crassostrea gigas
- Origin:Hood Canal, WA(USA)
- Farmed: 3 years
- Average Size:3.5 inches
A solid brine with a mild mineral, sweet melon finish.
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.
- Tides:Hood Canal; medium tides and swift currents created by the narrow channels.
- Bottom:Sand and rock.