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
LocationEagle Creek, Hood Canal, WA
SpeciesPacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
Oyster AvailabilitySeptember – July
Sizeup to 3 1/2″
Oyster CultivationBag to beach
Oyster Flavor ProfileEagle Creek Oysters are deep-cupped with firm meats, have a high brininess and have a fruity finish.
MapSee 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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