Step 1Fill a 9-ounce highball glass with ice. Pour the vodka over the ice. Add the Bloody Mary mix to fill the glass. Dump the contents of the glass into a cocktail shaker. Shake. Pour the chilled mixture back into the glass, sprinkle with a few pinches of salt and serve.
For Stingray: Add a splash of clam juice and a sprinkle of Old Bay spice mix. Half rim the glass with Old Bay and garnish with a lemon wedge and celery.
For Tijuana: Substitute a reposado tequila for vodka and add a couple drops of Fresno chile-infused reposado tequila.
For Matchbox: Serve a short glass or shorty of beer on the side.