Noodler’s Q Eternity Fast Drying Review

Noodlers Q Eternity InkJournal

Noodler's Q Eternity Blue Black (via Goldspot) is part of their fast drying inks that takes pleasure in mocking the questionable Federal Reserve policy of "printing" excess currency in attempts to help stimulate the economy, known as Quantitative Easing.  The spawn of this name for the ink comes from the fact that there seemed to be a never ending current of these QE events that were given names to reflect their chronological occurance over time.  It all … [Read more...]

Noodlers 54th Massachusetts Review

Noodlers 54th Massachusetts Fountain Pen Ink

A while back the nice folks from Goulet Pens sent us a few items free of charge for review, so today we are looking at the second of those items which is Noodler's 54th Massachusetts Fountain Pen Ink.  The unique ink is named after the first all African American regiment in the Civil War that fought for equal pay as compared to their white counterparts.  Its a great looking blue black ink, so without further ado lets jump into our Noodlers 54th … [Read more...]

Pelikan Edelstein Tanzanite Fountain Pen Ink

Pelikan Edelstein Tanzanite Open Bottle

The premium line of Pelikan Fountain Pen ink, branded with the name Edelstein has been an instant favorite ever since I first tried the Aventurine color back in early 2011.  I recently saw on the website that they came out with a new color, Tanzanite which is essentially a blue black now we have one of my favorite inks also in my favorite color, making it a no brainer of a purchase.  For full disclosure this purchase came with a … [Read more...]

Namiki Iroshizuku Tsuki-Yo Moonlight Fountain Pen Ink

Namiki Iroshizuku Tsuki-Yo Moonlight Fountain Pen Ink

Back when I ordered my TWSBI 540 Demonstrator, I also grabbed some of this Pilot Namiki Iroshizuku Tsuki-Yo Moonlight Fountain Pen Ink from Goldspot, with a nice little discount there from my friends.  Now that I have a few weeks worth of use of this ink under my belt, I'm really pleased with it and thought I'd share my thoughts on it with you on this ink that falls into the premium and blue black categories. … [Read more...]

Noodler’s Bernanke Blue Fast Drying Fountain Pen Ink

Noodlers Bernanke Blue Web Notebook and Lamy Studio

Fountain pen ink can be a funny thing, there are tons of different characteristics about it that can make one person love it, while another might hate it.  In the case of this new Noodler's Bernanke Blue, the funny thing about it is the name.  This new fast drying ink from Noodler's is named in "honor" of Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke.  Bernanke has long been criticized for the massive amounts of stimulus and government spending that is … [Read more...]

Pelikan Edelstein Fountain Pen Ink – Topaz

Pelikan Edelstein Topaz

Having used my Pelikan Edelstein Aventurine Green fountain pen ink for a while, I was itching to get my hands on one of their blues.  After a bit of research I decided on the Pelikan Edelstein Fountain Pen Ink in Topaz.  I decided on the Topaz because I felt that other than black, it was probably the most day-to-day business friendly color, that still has some character to it. … [Read more...]

Midnight Blue Fountain Pen Ink by Papier Plume in New Orleans

Papier Plume Midnight Blue Fountain Pen Ink Inside Bottle

There is a nice little store in New Orleans, LA called Papier Plume that sells fine writing supplies that I was lucky enough to have a chance to check out back in March.   I couldn't have been happier that I got a chance to stop there because they had some really nice pens, notebooks, stationery, and inks to be seen, and the staff was incredibly nice.  I highly recommend you check the place out if you are in New Orleans and looking for some nice writing … [Read more...]

Fahrney’s Midnight Blues Ever Write Fountain Pen Ink

Inside the Bottle of Fahrneys Midnight Blues Fountain Pen Ink

In June I visited Washington DC and did a tour of the local stationery stores to see what cool office supplies I could dig up.  One of the places I stopped was Fahrney's Pens, and I am glad I made it a point to get there.   While I was there checking out all of the great pens and notebooks,  I also picked up a bottle of their Midnight Blues Ever Write Fountain Pen Ink. … [Read more...]

Private Reserve Invincible Ink – Aqua Blue

75mL bottle of Private Reserve Invincible Aqua Fountain Pen Ink

Private Reserve has come out with a new line of fountain pen ink that goes by the "Invincible" name, meaning that it is designed to be fraud resistant and very permanent.  Lucky for me, Tom over at was kind enough to offer up a bottle of it for me in trade for something else so I could give it a try and review it.  This review will take a look at the Private Reserve Invincible Aqua Blue, with a focus on its being fraud resistant. … [Read more...]

Noodler’s Eternal Luxury Blue Fountain Pen Ink Review

Comparison picture of the Noodler's 3 oz. and 1 oz. bottles.  Noodler's Bullet Proof Black on the left and Luxury Blue on the right.

I've had this Noodler's Eternal Luxury Blue ink for a while now, and with all of last week's reviews on beginner fountain pens I feel like I've been in a little bit of fountain pen review mode.  After today's, review I'm going to give it a rest for a little bit and review some other cool office supplies.  I actually commented about this ink back when I did my first fountain pen review on the site, which was for my Lamy Studio with the EF nib. … [Read more...]

Noodler’s Blue Black Fountain Pen Ink Review

Woody holding the Noodler's Blue Black Fountain Pen Ink.

I posted a half day poll to allow our readers to pick the next item that they wanted to see reviewed.  The overwhelming winner was the Noodler's Blue Black fountain pen ink that I got here from Goldspot.  I was a little surprised by this, but happy at the same time because I was not aware of how many fountain pen fans there were out there.  Hope everyone enjoys the Noodler's Blue Black Fountain Pen Ink review and finds it helpful. … [Read more...]

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