couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery

couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery

rude slang Is unable to arrange things successfully. (A "piss-up" is a social gathering at which people drink an excessive amount of alcohol—something that would be easy to do in a brewery.) Primarily heard in UK, Australia. No wonder Marie's event was a disaster—she couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery!

couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery

  (British & Australian very informal!)
if someone couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery, they are very bad at organizing things
Usage notes: A piss-up is a social occasion where everyone drinks a lot of alcohol, and a brewery is a place where beer is made.
For god's sake don't ask Martin to make the arrangements. He couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery.
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