cry in beer

cry in (one's) beer

To feel sorry for oneself. To bemoan one's fate or life. Don't cry in your beer, man. I know you're bummed about Amanda, but if she broke up with you, she's not the one.
See also: beer, cry

cry in one's beer

Fig. to feel sorry for oneself. She calls up, crying in her beer, and talks on and on about her problems. Don't cry in your beer. Get yourself straightened out.
See also: beer, cry