Trolley'd Roast Wattle, Cacao & Local Honey Cocktail Syrup

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Trolley’d Roast Wattle, Cacao & Local Honey Cocktail Syrup

A Bold Twist on a Timeless Classic

Enter the world of the iconic Espresso Martini, a cocktail that has captivated the taste buds of connoisseurs worldwide. Traditionally, this sophisticated drink blends the rich, bold flavours of espresso with the smooth complexity of coffee liqueurs. But at Trolley'd, we're breaking new ground with our innovative Roast Wattle, Cacao & Honey Syrup – a game-changing substitute for standard espresso liqueurs.

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Reimagining the Espresso Martini with Australian Flair

Our Roast Wattle, Cacao & Honey Syrup is not just an alternative; it's an elevation. Infused with the earthy tones of wattleseed, the deep richness of cacao, and the natural sweetness of honey, this syrup adds an Australian twist to the classic Espresso Martini. Its unique flavour profile introduces a new dimension to the cocktail, making it an instant standout in any mixologist's repertoire.

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The Espresso Martini: A Brief History

The Espresso Martini has a storied history, born out of the creative flair of London's bartending scene in the 1980s. Created by legendary bartender Dick Bradsell, it was a response to a model's request for a drink that would "wake me up, and then f**k me up." This cocktail quickly became a symbol of sophistication and a staple in the global cocktail culture.

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Trolley'd's Innovative Ingredients: A Sustainable Choice

At Trolley'd, sustainability is at the heart of our innovation. Our Roast Wattle, Cacao & Honey Syrup is crafted from locally sourced, sustainably harvested ingredients, ensuring not only an unparalleled taste experience but also a commitment to environmental responsibility.

Why Choose Trolley'd's Syrup for Your Espresso Martini?

Uniquely Australian, Unforgettably Delicious
Our syrup brings a distinctive Australian character to the Espresso Martini, offering a new take on this beloved classic.

Sustainable and Ethically Sourced
Embrace a cocktail experience that's not only delicious but also environmentally conscious and ethically sound.

Versatile and Innovative
Experiment with our syrup in various cocktails, elevating traditional recipes with a touch of Australian wilderness.

Transform your Espresso Martini experience with Trolley'd's Roast Wattle, Cacao & Honey Syrup, and join the movement of innovative, sustainable mixology.


Infuse your cocktails with the essence of Australia using our Roast Wattle, Cacao & Redgum Honey Syrup, made from the finest native ingredients. Before you begin, ensure you have sterilised bottles ready for storing your homemade syrup, ensuring longevity and flavour preservation.


  • 1 Tbsp Roasted Wattle Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao (Our convenient cocktail kits combine these ingredients into a ready-to-use pre-mix packet. For more details on our kits, click HERE.)
  • 60g Redgum Honey (or a vegan honey alternative)
  • 500ml Filtered Water


Step 1: Gently toast the wattle seeds and cacao in a dry pan, taking care to avoid burning. Once aromatic, remove from heat and set aside.

Step 2: In a heavy-based saucepan, combine the honey and water. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to maintain a simmer. Stir in the toasted wattle and cacao blend. Simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until the mixture has reduced by about half, concentrating the flavours.

Step 3: Once the syrup has reduced, remove the pan from heat. Allow the mixture to cool, then strain it through a fine-mesh sieve into your sterilized bottle. Stored in the refrigerator, your syrup will retain its flavours for a few weeks.

Additional Step for the Enthusiastic: For an extra touch, dehydrate the marc (the residue of honey-soaked seeds and nibs) in an oven overnight. Subsequently, infuse this dehydrated marc into alcohol of your choice to extract every bit of flavor. Dry it out once more, then blitz it into a fine powder to create an aromatic garnish for your drinks.

Step 4: With your syrup ready, it's time to elevate your cocktail game. Whether you're crafting a unique Espresso Martini, let the creativity flow and the good times roll...

Congratulations on crafting your very own Roast Wattle, Cacao & Redgum Honey Syrup—a true taste of Australia's rich botanical heritage, tailoured by your hands. Now, we invite you to showcase your mixology flair! Capture your cocktail creations and share your moments of triumph with us. Tag @Trolleyd on Instagram and let your concoction claim the spotlight. Together, let's build a community that revels in the art of cocktail creation. Cheers to your ingenuity!


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