Ram Island Oyster Profile

Ram Island Oysters are a Virginica oyster from Long Island Sound in Connecticut. They are a wild Bottom Cultured oyster which are hand-harvested by divers and are available in a variety of sizes. I can’t find any additional info on this oyster so please leave info in the comments area if you know more about it or have contact info for the farm.

Blue Island Oyster Co. does distribute Ram Island’s to Manhattan and nation-wide.

 

Ram Island Oyster
Location Long Island Sound, Connecticut
Species Virginica Oyster (Crassostrea virginica)
Oyster Availability Year Around
Size up to 5″
Oyster Cultivation Bottom Cultured
Oyster Flavor Profile Ram Island Oysters have plump, delicate meats with a creamy texture. They have a mild to medium brininess with a yeasty, somewhat smoky flavor and an earthy finish.

 

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