King’s Gold Oyster Flavor Profile Characteristics

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Kings Gold Oysters are a Pacific Northwest oyster from the Hood Canal oyster appellation which is part of Puget Sound in Washington State. They are an Intertidal Beach Cultured Oyster raised in Dabob Bay. Beach cultured oysters are raised on tidal beaches with sandy or rocky bottoms.

Kings Gold oysters have a light, clean flavor with a briny note and slightly sweet finish.


Kings Gold Oyster
LocationDabob Bay, North Hood Canal, WA
SpeciesPacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas)
Oyster AvailabilitySeptember – July
Sizeup to 3″
Oyster CultivationBeach cultivated
Oyster Flavor ProfileKing’s Gold Oysters have a briny, light and clean flavor with a slightly sweet finish.

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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