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Sun Hollow Oyster

Hood Canal, WA
Grown on the cobbled beaches of the Puget sound, this is a gem of a Pacific oyster! Growing them on the beach produces a hard shell that is easy to shuck and full of plump meat.

Oysterology

Product Specifications
  • Specie:
    Crassostrea gigas
  • Origin:
    Hood Canal, WA
    (USA)
  • Farmed: 3 years
  • Average Size:
    2.75 inches
  • Available:
    Year-round
Flavor Profile
Sweet brine, bursting meat and an earthy finish.
Suggested Pairing:
Rosé
Brine Intensity
Growout method
Beach-grown and subjected to wave action to harden shells. Intertidally grown - goes dry at low tide, which strengthens adductor muscle.
Site Details
  • Tides:
    Hood Canal; medium tides and swift currents created by the narrow channels.
  • Bottom:
    Sand and rock.
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