First let me say that this forum is full of insights and really help geting stated with home brewing (also reading Palmer's book
I'm about to brew my first batch this weekend, and I got myself a "classic " starting kit.
For the fermentation I got a Bucket and a plastic Carboy (with an airlock). The guy at the shop told me to do the first fermentation in my bucket, but since there is no airlock on it, simply not seal the lid.
Is that a good idea? Do I need to drill a hole and plug an airlock or just do as he told me?
If I need to drill a hole for the airlock, how to I make it so that it is seal/fit perfectly?
Thanks in advance for the help!