FLAVOR clean, sweet finish
SHELL SIZE large
CUP DEPTH moderate
GROWN IN Topsail Sound near Topsail Island
CULTIVATED BY James Hargrove of Middle Sound Mariculture
Topsail Topstones are grown in the marshy sound behind Topsail Island. Salinity in these waters is high, and the grassy marsh give the Topstones a clean, sweet flavor.
Topstones are great for shucking raw or steaming.