Bartending/Cocktails/Flat Liner

Flat liner is a layered cocktail which is drunk from a shooter glass. Tabasco sauce lies between two layers of spirits forming a line between them. In Estonia, this drink is also known under the name "Millimalikas" which is Estonian for "Jellyfish".

Flat Liner

Flavour aniseed
Units 2.6
Standard drinks 2


  • 1 oz. Sambuca
  • 1 oz. Tequila
  • 1 dash Tabasco sauce


shooter glass


  1. Add one ounce of Sambuca to a shot glass.
  2. Shake several drops of Tobasco sauce onto the surface of the Sambuca.
  3. Hold an inverted teaspoon in the glass and carefully layer the tequila over the Sambuca.
  4. Serve.