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Stare at that moving image of Heady Topper for a few minutes. Thirsty for a beer?

Burn 10 minutes at work today, and discover a new favorite Tumblr account, by checking out Beer Labels in Motion.

Outside of a few animated beer pours, I’ve never seen gifs and craft beer merge in such perfect form. Some of the most recognizable images in beer label artwork—the Dogfish shark, the Raging Bitch dog, the Edmund Fitzgerald—come to life in this series. The effect is reminiscent of the wizardry Daily Prophet in the Harry Potter world, but with less doom and gloom.

The geeky gifs are the creation of Trevor Carmick, who posts a new addition every week. I’m not sure if he’s taking requests, but I’d be both amazed and utterly terrified if he tackled Jester King Viking Metal.

[Image courtesy of Beer Labels in Motion]

 

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Chris Staten is DRAFT’s beer editor. Follow him on Twitter at @DRAFTbeereditor and email him at chris.staten@draftmag.com.

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