Originally Posted by H-ost
Either way you choose (buying a lid that fits or open fermentation) you can still you use that pail.
I'd like to try open fermentation someday, but since I have evap cooling on my house I don't trust the swampy air blowing around. If I had refrigerated air, I'd probably try it.
Back on topic; Even if you can't get a grommet you can just get a cheap lid and leave it loosely placed on the bucket...