The most talked-about part of No. 2 LSU's 2012 football season hasn't been a player, coach or game, but rather a "Star Wars"-themed keg at Tiger Stadium tailgates.
And with good reason. The motion-activated keg looks and beeps just like R2-D2 from the movies. It pours ice-cold beer. It even has a tip jar in its left arm that shakes up and down when a thirsty patron approaches.
Pictures of "R2-DBrew" in action went viral following LSU's 41-3 win over Washington on Sept. 8. It wasn't just sports sites like Deadspin, SB Nation, Larry Brown Sports and Lost Lettermen that were geeking out about it. The keg also received coverage from the "Food" section of The Huffington Post and the social media website Mashable, among others.
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