Tcharas started, as in many of the other scents, on me, quite gingery-spicey, but as it wears on it became raw-animalic. I say this knowing that many scents I love actually have animalic components, but I generally avoid the musk genre without understanding the subtleties of what precisely I dislike. Here I didn't get "barn" (not the sweet, sharp piss-y wood and damp hay scent that says barn to me) but "gland". What's exciting to me is that now I was able to distinctly smell the civet, whereas it's just been an undefined yuck element in other "dirty musk" perfumes. There is castoreum here too, which I was less sensitive to, but think I might actually like, judging from my response to the suaver Grezzo. So this was educational but because of the civet, not my bag at all.