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Gold Creek Oyster

Hood Canal, WA

Oysterology

Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea gigas
  • Origin:
    Hood Canal, WA
    (USA)
  • Farmed: 3 years
  • Average Size:
    2.75 inches
  • Available:
    Year-round
Flavor Profile
Gentle brine and full meats with a crisp, sweet lettuce finish.
Suggested Pairing:
Golden ale
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:
    Rock and sand.
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