My first adventures in tea were unpleasant. After years of frowning at burnt/oversteeped teas, a chocolate tea my mother picked up in San Francisco changed everything.
Now I mostly drink Japanese greens and oolongs, while also trying to sip down a stash of flavored blends.
Note: I am employed in the cafe and tea industry. All of my opinions are my own, and not representative of the views of my employers.