Ring Point

Ring Point

Regular price $ 35.87

Great Salt Bay, Maine

Ring Point wows with greenish, tear dropped shaped shells, a cool, mineral brine, and a sweet, stony finish. Grown by Muscongus Bay Aquaculture, a superior outfit comprised of a hatchery and two farms on the Damariscotta River, they produce highly prized Maine oysters.

cool brine  |  deep cupped  |  boastful

2.27 inches

Pairs Perfectly with:

  1. Après Beach
  2. Leisurely Lunches
  3. Bloody Marys
  4. Watching Wimbledon

FromtheFarm

Muscongus Bay Aquaculture, From Nursery to Table

Located in mid-coast Maine, Muscongus Bay Aquaculture comprises a shellfish hatchery and two farms. At their hatchery, on the Medomak River, they've been producing high-quality, fast-growing, and disease-resistant shellfish seed for growers up and down the east coast for over 15 years.

On their two farms on the Damariscotta River they grow a variety of prized Maine oysters.

The Muscongus crew of highly experienced, enthusiastic, and friendly staff are dedicated to ensuring a reliable supply of great shellfish products.

The Gritty Details:

Seed is grown to 2 inches in floating bags and then planted on the bottom. Time to market: 3 years.

Flavor Influenced by:

  1. Salinity: 2.8% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  2. Tides: Large 10 ft. tides provide strong marine influence and introduce an abundance of food
  3. Bottom Makeup: A thin layer of silt over marine clay