Yet that s exactly what s in the pipeline thanks to a Kickstarter campaign that kicks off on Friday.
You might think that drinking on your own at home was something you d want to keep to yourself, but Bottle Opener X – or BOx – will automatically send a message to your friend the moment you crack open a beer.
The idea of BOx is to let a group of friends who live in different countries around the world to virtually share a beer with each other.
It s fitted with a smart chip so it connects with your phone via Wi-Fi, and the moment you open a bottle it is shared with your friends over Slack and Facebook Messenger.
Once you ve created a group of friends, BOx automatically shares a Cheers message with them when you open a bottle.
There s a leaderboard for BOx users too – and opening more bottles unlocks new reward levels , which should be just the encouragement you need to carry on drinking when you know deep down you ve had enough.