when you think you heard something spectacular only to find out the next day that it wasnt nearly as good as you thought
similar to beer gogglesonly using hearing not vision
last night i downloaded the best song when i got home from the club. but i must have had my beer muffs on cause today when i listened to it, i wanted to light my ears on fire and proceed to chip away the charred remains
See also "beer goggles". A certain level of alcohol intoxicationrenders otherwise attractive people who are annoyingly talkative, less annoying. An ugly annoying person would require both beer goggles and beer muffs. AKA "beer plugs".
She was really annoying, but once I put on my beer muffs, I didn't mind so much.