Eagle Creek Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

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Eagle Creek Oysters are a Pacific Northwest oyster from one of the Hood Canal oyster appellations in Washington State. 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.


Eagle Creek Oyster
Location Eagle Creek, Hood Canal, WA
Species Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
Oyster Availability September – July
Size up to 3 1/2″
Oyster Cultivation Bag to beach
Oyster Flavor Profile Eagle Creek Oysters are deep-cupped with firm meats, have a high brininess and have a fruity finish.
Map See Eagle Creek 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.


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