The myth of the oyster as an aphrodisiac has a lot of merit. This sensuous bivalve is full of zinc, and zinc helps controls progesterone levels, which translates to an increased libido. Fresh Oysters with ‘Iced’ Oatmeal Stout Mignonette Sauce brings the flavor of Beer Cuisine and technique to this food pairing. Those who believe in this traditional lover’s appetizer will enjoy the preparation described below.
The sauce for these oysters is made by ice distilling a beer. The freezing process changes the beer, concentrates the stout flavors by removing the water in the form of ice. What is left after the beer is partially frozen, is more intense in flavors,
Learn how to shuck an oyster from Hog Island Oyster Co.