I held off on getting a bottle of this 90th Anniversary ink for a couple of months. The early pictures that I saw showed a pretty light grey, and I'm not into that. I want a grey that is distinctly grey, but also dark enough to use day-to-day. It turns out, though, that this is both of those things. And, it's permanent. That's neat. It's also fairly well-behaved on crappy papers and (though I don't mention it) it dries pretty quickly.
I've found that I really like this ink, and I can recommend getting a bottle while you can.
The Herbin ink below is darker than it should be. It was in that pen for a long time and it was the dregs of the cartridge. The Brahmin ink is a really dark black, and you can see a definite difference between that and the 90 year ink. I think it's a good look.
Copy Paper Test
There's some bleed with this ink, but most of this is kinda just show-through. Fairly good behavior, but it could be a little better.
Water Test and Review Video
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