Today is another reader request ink review, Montblanc Toffee Brown. Toffee Brown is from the classic line of Montblanc inks, and comes in the 60ml shoe-shaped bottle. Anderson Pens was very kind and sent a sample over for review.
Toffee Brown is a dark brown with a red undertone.
When pooled the ink turns almost black. I wouldn't say it's actual sheen, but it does get much darker.
Let's take a look at how the ink behaves on fountain pen friendly papers: Rhodia, Tomoe River, and Leuchtturm.
Dry time: 20 seconds
Water resistance: Low
Show through: Medium
On 20 pound copy paper there was a little bit of feathering but other than that the ink behaved well.
Diamine Burnt Sienna, Bookbinders Eastern Brown, and Birmingham Pen Walnut St. Brown. Click here to see the brown inks together.
I used a medium Pelikan M800 Renaissance Brown on Tomoe River paper. The ink had a wet flow.
Overall, I really like this ink. It has a nice wet flow, and had no problem keeping up with the flex nib. I found it similar to Robert Oster Golden Brown, but not quite the same. Give it a try, you might love it.
Disclaimer: This ink was sent to me by Anderson Pens, for the purpose of this review. All photos and opinions are my own. There are no affiliate links on this page.