Prince Edward Island, Canada
Irish Points are petite with deep cups, lovely green-brown shells and full, crunchy meat. The first taste is uniquely sweet, then salty, and her finish is smooth and clean with a hint of mineral delight. Easily shuck-able. Ready to devour.
petite | sweet-salty | unique
Pairs Perfectly with:
- St. Paddy's Day
- Pints of Guinness
- Best Friends
- Tearing it Up
New London Bay
Raspberry Point Oysters, Cultivators of Patience
The crew at Raspberry Point grow their oysters in the crisp, picture-perfect waters of Prince Edward Island, Canada. Theirs are some of the most northern stocks of oysters in North America, often having to saw through the snow to reach them in the winter. Because of this, each oyster takes between 4 – 6 years to reach market size. The company is owned by Scott Linkletter, the dynamic island entrepreneur behind Cows Creamery, an iconic PEI ice cream establishment.
The Gritty Details:
Aquaculture surface grown in floating cages. The cages are sunk in the winter to avoid massive ice sheets.
Flavor Influenced by:
- Salinity: 2.8% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Two, 3 foot tides per day bringing fresh food and nutrients to the oysters
- Bottom Makeup: Surface grown in about 14 ft. of water