Among Futurama robot Bender’s many talents—brawling, cigar-smoking, skirt-chasing—is his ability to brew a passable bottle of beer.

Slashdot reports on a New Zealander with a passion for robots, beer, and pop culture who followed his dream to build a perfect copy of the animated robot, which is exactly what Simon Jansen did. But a Bender that does nothing is a very, very boring Bender, so Jansen crafted a vintage computer brain for his creation, and, best of all, made sure his Bender could really make beer. After a fermentation-related setback and some very questionable tap placement, Jansen’s first bottles of Benderbrau have just rolled off the line.

If we were all as obsessive about our hobbies, the world would be a better place.

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