All this is small beer compared with the supergrass that BCL Burton Copeland may turn out to be.
Like most of our public figures and celebrities, our “most wanted” criminals are small beer.
For a hot dish with small beer or cider, 1s.; for a cold dish, 4d.
Woman was no longer the captive of the seraglio, nor the chronicler of small beer.
The pity of it, that a magnificent and gullible British Public should be suckled like a babe on such spoonmeat and small beer!
There is nothing at all left now but biscuit and small beer.
I allow a double quantity of malt to my small beer, and set it running for twelve days to every one that calls for it.
It smells of herrings and small beer, and they get weary of waiting.
He made me take twelve bottles of small beer, acidulated with spirit of vitriol, every twenty-four hours.
Cordoba province, like the other provinces, thinks no small beer of itself.
Something or someone insignificant: that idea is just small beer