Sister Point Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

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Sister Point Oysters are a Pacific Northwest oyster from one of the southern Hood Canal oyster appellations in Washington State’s Puget Sound. They are raised by the bag to beach method which combines two oyster farming methods. rack & bag oysters are taken from their pampered environment and put into the beach cultured environment during their last 6 months before harvesting. This allows them to “toughen up” a bit, giving them stronger, less brittle shells and firmer meats.

 

Sister Point Oyster
Location South Hood Canal, WA
Species Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
Oyster Availability September – July
Size up to 3″
Oyster Cultivation Bag to Beach
Oyster Flavor Profile Sister Point Oysters are deep-cupped with firm meats, high brininess and a cucumber finish.
Map See Sister Point Oyster Map

See proper shellfish storage methods for the best way to maintain the shelf life and flavor of your oysters. Also, check-out our list of where to buy raw oysters.
Visit the Sister Point Oyster farm website: http://www.sisterspointshellfish.com/

 

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