Project Description

Daniel Horbat
Coffee Laboratory

Please tell us a little about yourself: 

I’m a 34 years young male based in Dublin. Love coffee with good company, tattoos, and travels.

How did you get started in coffee?:

I’m making coffees for over 14 years,but got more into it in 2012 when I moved to Ireland.

Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:

2016,2018,2019 – Irish Cup Tasting Champion
2016,2018 – Irish Latte Art Finalist
2018 – 3rd Place London Coffee Masters
2016 – 22nd Place (Round One) in Shanghai World Cup Tasters Championship
2018 – 12th Place (Quarter-Finals) in Brazil World Cup Tasters Championship

What are you excited to do in Berlin?:

Meet all my coffee friends and enjoy a well deserved holiday.

What is your favourite coffee to cup?:

All that are over 80 points.

What are your interests outside of coffee?:

Travel, tattoos, and video games.

Where do you see yourself in five years?:

With kids :) Hopefully I will open my own coffee shop.

Is there anyone you would like to thank or recognize, or who helped you to prepare for the WCTC?:

My fiancé Alex, for all her love and kindness. To my mentor and coach Alin Giriada, for helping prepare for all my competitions. Thank you to my true friend, Gabriel Tudorin, and to all my family and friends

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