Olde Salt Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

Olde Salt Oysters are one of the oyster appellations from the Chesapeake Bay region off the Maryland and Virginia coasts. They are rack & bag farmed oysters. Rack & bag cultured oysters are grown in mesh cages or bags which are generally staked about one to two feet off the bottom. Olde Salt oysters are very salty with a true taste of fresh sea water. They grow quickly and usually reach a 3″ market size in about 6 months.

Olde Salt Oyster
Location Chincoteague Bay, Chesapeake Bay Region, Virginia, USA
Species Virginica Oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
Oyster Availability September – July
Size up to 3″
Oyster Cultivation Off-bottom rack & bag cultured
Oyster Flavor Profile Olde Salt Oysters have a high brininess with a smooth, clean finish.

See proper shellfish storage methods for the best way to maintain the shelf life and flavor of your oysters. Visit the Olde Salt Oyster website for more information about this oyster.

See our list of Where to buy Raw Oysters.

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