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3oz Bottle
Ink Miser Intra-Bottle Inkwell, Black
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3oz (90ml) glass bottle of Noodler's Black Eel lubricated fountain pen ink. Noodler's inks are handcrafted, so there may be slight color variations from batch to batch.

Bottled Ink
Bottle Material
Bottle Opening Diameter
23.6mm (0.93in)
Fast Drying

Whether or not the ink contains glittery particles.

Freeze Resistant

Whether or not an ink is specially formulated to better withstand freezing temperatures.

Iron Gall

Ink made from iron salts and tannic acids. Though quite permanent and waterproof, these inks are typically known for causing chemical corrosion to metal pen parts (especially the nib) and should be used sparingly or with less-valuable pens.


Whether or not an ink is specially formulated to increase flow in your pen.


Whether or not the ink contains finely-ground solid particles in liquid suspension.

Water Resistant

Whether or not the ink, once dried on the paper, will resist being washed away with water.


Customer Reviews

Based on 148 reviews
Tom E.
Well engineered

I've wanted a fountain pen that can handle permanent ink, and thus is it! Well designed. Easy to fill. Easy to clean. Great price!

Bryan F.
What about Bleed Through or Shadowing?

I use a Five Year diary called 'Some Lines A Day', very thin paper (rubbish really) but I've got it for a while now, and it bleeds through with most inks; even if it doesn't, even if I use a Fine or Very Fine nib, when you turn the page every word shows through (shadowing), making it messy to write on top of. I needed a lighter Black, and one that didn't soak into the paper, THIS IS IT!If you don't mind a shading Black which can look like the ink is running out on a long stroke with a fine nib, then I would recommend this ink. Drying time is slow, but that is the trade off you see, it doesn't soak through (Bleed), and it has to be lighter than X-Feather so it doesn't show through (Shadow). I just sandwich a sheet a blotting paper after my entry and it becomes a bookmark as well. (or wait 21 seconds before turning the page) See graphic. It is also Lubricated which help the finer nibs glide, and is water resistant, making it perfect for addressing envelopes which are usually budget paper and exposed to rainy days.

Tooley Review

The ink was fine. The Noodler's Triple Tail was a bit more wet than I was expecting, hence I returned it. Very good experience overall.

Andre L.
First fountain pen ink

I use this ink with a Sailor Profit 21 in fine [****] But it's actually a medium nib. The ink is consistent when writing. Even though this dries for 30 seconds I tested a paper that's been dry for a few days. I put water on the paper and the ink did not run. The paper towel was to wipe the water off paper and only through abrasion only a little bit left smudge marks on the paper but were very readable. I still think this is a great ink that shows some excellent resistance to tampering.

Mike H.
everything as ordered

another great experience

FAQs about Bottled Ink

Which pens can accept this ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Any of these fountain pens will work with bottled ink. Typically, as long as the pen can be filled with a converter, has a built-in filling mechanism like a piston, or can be eyedropper-filled, it can accept bottled ink.

What is shading, sheening, or shimmering ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Shading - A common (and often desired) result of a fountain pen ink pooling in certain parts of a letter when writing, so that the color and saturation of the ink appears different within a single letter or word. This characteristic cannot be achieved with ballpoint or rollerball pens and is a very appealing aspect of fountain pen use for those particularly drawn to all the pretty ink colors.

Sheen - Characteristic of a fountain pen ink where when ink pools another color can be seen on top of the ink, especially when looked at in different light angles using certain paper types. There is no way to guarantee an ink will sheen, but using a larger nib on a pen will help obtain sheening results in your writing.

Shimmering - Fountain pen ink that has small particles of glitter mixed in.

Is shimmering ink safe to use in fountain pens? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Yes! Shimmering ink is a great way to add some flare to your writing. We have found that a larger nib will showcase more shimmering particles while writing, but you can use any nib size and shimmering ink. All the ink we sell is safe for use in fountain pens.

You can learn more in our blog: How to Write with Shimmering Ink.

My ink smells funny, is it safe to use? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Generally yes! Ink does not smell good- it usually has a chemical smell, along with other scents such as sulfur, rubber, chemicals or even paint. However, as long as you’re not seeing anything floating in the ink, it should be safe to use.

It’s cold and my ink froze; is it safe to use? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

Yes, frozen ink will not hurt your pen (after it’s thawed of course!) The issue with ink freezing is primarily a concern because certain glass bottles could break as the water-based ink expands, and then you’d have a mess!

What is your return policy for bottled ink? 8EDA1617-F73A-4DAF-8245-6D2BF4ABEB7B

We do not accept returns for ink that has been used. Otherwise, we accept returns on unused ink products for up to 30 days from purchase. You can read all our Return Policies here.

To initiate a return, please submit a request at the Return Portal. Our Customer Care team might reach out to you for more information.