Whisky – De Atramentis ink review

De Atramentis is german manufacturer of calligraphy and writing ink. The inks are hand made (the entire production process is done manually in their manufacturing center) by i’s founder – Dr. Franz-Josef Jensen. I believe he uses high quality dyes from well established European companies like BASF and Bayer.

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Whiskey  is one of De Atramentis scented inks. It really smells like whisky. Bad whiskey, but still like one. The color is, well, brown wannabe. It looks like someone needed to save money and did third cafe au lait without adding freshly grounded beans. Personally I find this color rather ugly. While I enjoy most browns this one looks pathetic. The flow is average and lubrication is poor. Not recommended.

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Drops of ink on kitchen towel

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Software ID

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Leuchtturm 1917, Kaweco Classic Sport, B

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Lamy Al-Star, Leuchtturm1917, B

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Comparison

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2 thoughts on “Whisky – De Atramentis ink review

  1. That’s not attractive at all. You’re right, it looks like a watery cappuccino.

    I don’t really understand the logic of scented inks. After you write, it doesn’t smell like anything at all. DA Plum smells like something, but not like plums.

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    • Well, it’s worst De Atramentis ink I’ve tried so far. I just can’t see why would anyone consider weriting with it. It may look nice on the shelf and that’s it.

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