Beer up

beer up

verb phrase

To drink a lot of beer, esp enough to get drunk: the mechanics, beering up with the guys and driving off to Detroit (1920s+)
Historical Examples

Sam, wot was taking a drink, got some beer up ‘is nose with surprise.
Sailor’s Knots (Entire Collection) W.W. Jacobs

All sorts of drinks, from beer up to champagne, are offered.
The Art of Entertaining M. E. W. Sherwood

And, to make it less trying, the drinkers adopt the Socratic maxim of “small cups and many,” by frothing the beer up incredibly.
Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff

Instead of this he brought a couple of bottles of beer up to the rooms and shared it with Trina.
McTeague Frank Norris


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