Another ‘Big Gretch’ beer to be released later this year
All the “Big Gretch” buzz comes after the Rake Beer Project in Muskegon sold out of its “Big Gretch” petite sour in nine minutes last week. RELATED: ‘Big Gretch’ beer sells out in 9 minutesBrewer Josh Rake said on Friday he plans to make one more version of “Big Gretch.” It will be a collaboration with Detroit rapper Gmac Cash, who turned the “Big Gretch” phrase into a song. “Then we’re out of the ‘Big Gretch’ beer game,” he said, referring to some of the backlash he has received in emails and social media. (8% ABV, 100 IBU)Courtesy of HomeGrown Brewing Co.At least one other “Big Gretch” beer was made in Michigan this year. Its English Bitter beer Lyon Pride just took its seventh medal at the recent U.S. Open Beer Championship.mlive.com
Michigan brewery introduces ‘Big Gretch’ beer with governor on can wearing shades, chain
MUSKEGON, Mich. – A Michigan brewery introduced a new “Big Gretch” beer that shows the governor on the can wearing shades and a chain in the shape of the state. Rake Beer Projects from Progressive Farmhouse Ales in Muskegon, Michigan, announced a petite dry hopped sour saison with mango that’s been dubbed “Big Gretch: The Return.”Click here to visit the Rake Beer Projects website. “What’s more to say, it’s an absolute crusher of a beer with a label depicting our governor rocking some Cartier shades and a 231 Chain. It’s fun, it’s goofy, and it’s a great beer,” the company posted on Instagram. Within 10 minutes of being released, the beer was sold out, according to the company.
Money raised through viral ‘Big Gretch’ put back into Detroit
DETROIT – A local rapper’s song about Governor Whitmer has gotten so popular, he’s using it to give back to the community, through the song ‘Big Gretch’. GMac Cash raised money to buy the Governor new glasses, but when she wouldn’t accept them, he put the money to good use. If we don’t take care of each other, who is going to take care of us?” said GMac Cash. They didn’t expect it, they know anything about it, so that made it even better” said Gmac Cash. But the Governor’s office said, they couldn’t accept the glasses and wanted GMac Cash to use the money raised to help out the community.
Gov. Whitmer turns down Detroit rapper's gift of Cartier Buffs, money will instead go to charity
click to enlarge The album art for Detroit rapper Gmac Cash's "Big Gretch." Whitmer, people started suggesting that I start a GoFundMe to buy her some real Buffs. "However, Whitmer turned down the gift on Tuesday, saying she would prefer that Cash spend the money on the community. Cash says he will donate the money to the community organization New Era Detroit. "It is amazing to see Gmac Cash, and so many others, step up in incredible ways to bring our state together during this tough time," Whitmer said in a statement.metrotimes.com
Rapper donates money raised for Gov. Gretchen ‘Big Gretch’ Whitmer’s Cartier Buffs to New Era Detroit
Gretchen Whitmer a pair of Cartier Buffalo sunglasses after a song went viral praising her handling of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Detroit rapper GmacCash’s “Big Gretch” caught fire over the weekend. Whitmer approves of Detroit rapper’s ode to her"It’s just a staple for the city a staple in Detroit,” Darrel Hasty said. The money was raised and the glasses were designed. "If Michiganders continue to stay home and stay safe, we will hopefully be able to get together for the cookout soon.”GmacCash responded by saying he will donate the money raised to community organization New Era Detroit.
There's now a GoFundMe to get a pair of Buffs for Gov. 'Big Gretch' Whitmer
Gretchen Whitmer. This is too much Love the nickname. Until then, Big Gretch says stay home and stay safe! Governor Gretchen Whitmer (@GovWhitmer) May 4, 2020It looks like Big Gretch might get buffed out after all.Following the release of Big Gretch this weekend self-proclaimed King of Parody Rap Gmac Cash's tribute to Gov. Until then, Big Gretch says stay home and stay safe!"metrotimes.com
Popular Detroit Rapper Song Supports Whitmer
(CBS DETROIT) Governor Gretchen Whitmer may not be popular with those protesting outside the Capitol lately but shes certainly receiving love from a well known Detroit rapper. Thats what people know me as in the city, they know me to do a song on like big topics, said popular Detroit Rap Artist Gmac Cash. The song is titled Big Gretch, a name affectionately given to her by Detroiters. When we put big in front of something in Detroit, that means its big, so Big Gretch, he said. Recently, the song received over 100,000 hits on YouTube, including one from Governor Whitmer herself, who says she approves.detroit.cbslocal.com
Gov. Whitmer approves of Detroit rapper’s ode to her during COVID-19 pandemic
DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, now affectionately referred to by her supporters as “Big Gretch," took to Twitter on Sunday night to share her approval of a song about her. Until then, Big Gretch says stay home and stay safe! — Governor Gretchen Whitmer (@GovWhitmer) May 4, 2020Detroit rapper GmacCash’s “Big Gretch” praises the governor’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Whitmer, ‘that woman from Michigan’Whitmer has received both support and backlash toward how she has handled the COVID-19 outbreak, namely her stay-at-home order, which was extended until May 15 on April 30.
Detroit rapper GMac Cash drops ode to governor 'Big Gretch'
Well that was fast, even for the standards of Detroit's prolific Gmac Cash. The rapper dropped "Big Gretch," named after Detroit's affectionate new nickname for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer amid the coronavirus crisis, on Saturday.In the track, Cash imagines presenting Whitmer with Cartier Buffs , praises her swag and style, and takes swipes at critics President Trump and the Lansing protesters he has egged on: "All that protesting was irrelevant/ Big Gretch ain't trying to hear ya'll or the president/ How we gon' take orders from a non-resident?/ Talking about 'It's safe,' but he aint coming with the evidence. "Previously, the self-proclaimed "King of Parody Rap" took on other hot topics like "Coronavirus" and "On Strike," which he released in solidarity with the UAW's General Motors strike.You can check out the track below:Speaking of swag, Big Gretch also hooked upactress Cecily Strong following her portrayal of the governor in a recent sketch . In the clip, Strong's Whitmer chugs a Labatt Blue, so the real Whitmer hooked her up with some Michigan beer from Bell's.metrotimes.com